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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on <mtgdate> May 01, 2019 . ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY BROKER LOGO HERE Return Address Line 1 Return Address Line 2 Return Address Line 3 51 MERCEDES WAY EDGEWOOD NY 11717 Investor Address Line 1 Investor Address Line 2 1 Investor Address Line 3 Investor Address Line 4 15 12 OF Investor Address Line 5 John Sample 2 1234 ANYWHERE STREET ANY CITY, ON A1A 1A1 0000404761_1    R1.0.1.18 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual <mtgtype> Meeting For holders as of: March <recdate> 11, 2019 Date: May 01, 2019 Time: 8:30 <mtgtime> AM CST Location: JAMES R. RANDALL RESEARCH CENTER 1001 Brush College Road Decatur, Illinois 62521 You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. Broadridge Internal Use Only Job # Envelope # Sequence # # of # Sequence # B A R C O D E


Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: 1. 2019 Letter to Stockholders, Proxy Statement and 2018 Form 10-K How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow ï§ (located on the following page) and visit: How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions ï§ and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before April 18, 2019 to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote In Person: If you choose to vote these shares in person at the meeting, you must request a “legal proxy.” To do so, please follow the instructions at or request a paper copy of the materials, which will contain the appropriate instructions. Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow ï§ available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a voting instruction form. Internal Use Only 0000404761_2    R1.0.1.18


Voting items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s): 1. Election of Directors    Nominees 1A A.L. Boeckmann 1B M.S. Burke 1C T.K. Crews 1D P. Dufour 1E D.E. Felsinger 1F S.F. Harrison 1G J.R. Luciano 1H P.J. Moore 1I F.J. Sanchez 1J D.A. Sandler 1K L.Z. Schlitz 1L K.R. Westbrook 0000404761_3    R1.0.1.18 The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s): 2 Ratify the appointment of Ernst &    Young LLP as independent auditors    for the year ending December 31,    2019. 3 Advisory Vote on Executive    Compensation. B A R C O D E Broadridge Internal Use Only xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx Cusip Job # Envelope # Sequence # # of # Sequence #


Voting items Continued Reserved for Broadridge Internal Control Information NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof. Voting Instructions THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR LANGUAGE PERTAINING TO BANKS AND BROKERS AS REQUIRED BY THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR SIGNATURES IF APPLICABLE Broadridge Internal Use Only P99999-010 12 Job # Envelope # Sequence 15 # # of # Sequence # OF## 0000404761_4    R1.0.1.18