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ADM Directors Declare Cash Dividend

Thursday, August 04, 2011

ADM Directors Declare Cash Dividend12:00 EDT Thursday, August 04, 2011 DECATUR, Ill. (Business Wire) -- The Board of Directors of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today declared a cash dividend of 16 cents per share on the company's stock payable on September 8, 2011, to Stockholders of record on August 18, 2011. This is ADM's 319th consecutive quarterly payment, a record of 79 years of uninterrupted dividends. As of June 30, 2011, there were 675,787,233 shares of ADM stock outstanding. About ADM Every day, the 30,000 people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) turn crops into renewable products that meet the demands of a growing world. At more than 265 processing plants, we convert corn, oilseeds, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses. We operate the world's premier crop origination and transportation network, connecting crops and markets in more than 75 countries. Our global headquarters is in Decatur, Illinois, and our net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, were $81 billion. For more information about our company and our products, visit www.adm.com. Archer Daniels Midland CompanyADM Media Relations, 217-424-5413media@adm.com