**UPDATE: United States Commodity Funds To Begin Trading The United States Agriculture Index Fund Friday, April 13, 2012

United States Commodity Funds has announced that they will begin trading the United States Agriculture Index Fund (NYSEArca:USAG) Friday, April 18, 2012. The investment objective of the Fund is for the daily changes in percentage terms of its Units’ NAV to reflect the daily changes in percentage terms of the Agriculture Index, less USAI’s expenses. The Agriculture Index is designed to reflect the performance of a diversified group of agricultural commodities. The Agriculture Index is owned and maintained by SummerHaven Indexing and calculated and published by the NYSE Arca. Futures contracts for the agricultural commodities comprising the Agriculture Index are traded on ICE Futures US, ICE Futures Canada, the Chicago Board of Trade (“CBOT”), the Kansas City Board of Trade (“KCBT”) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (“CME”) and are collectively referred to herein as “Eligible Agriculture Futures Contracts.” The Agriculture Index is comprised of 14 Eligible Agriculture Futures Contracts that are selected on a monthly basis based on quantitative formulas developed by SummerHaven Indexing. The Eligible Agriculture Futures Contracts that at any given time make up the Agriculture Index are referred to herein as “Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts.” The relative weighting of the Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts will change on a monthly basis, based on quantitative formulas relating to the prices of the Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts developed by SummerHaven Indexing.

USAI will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing to the fullest extent possible in Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts. Then, if constrained by regulatory requirements, such as those described in “What are Futures Contracts? — Impact of Position Limits, Accountability Levels, and Price Fluctuation Limits,” or in view of market conditions, USAI will invest next in other Eligible Agriculture Futures Contracts based on the same agricultural commodity as the futures contracts subject to such regulatory constraints or market conditions, and finally, to a lesser extent, in other exchange traded futures contracts that are economically identical or substantially similar to the Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts, if one or more Eligible Agriculture Futures Contracts is not available. When USAI has invested to the fullest extent possible in exchange-traded futures contracts, USAI may then invest in other contracts and instruments based on the Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts or the agricultural commodities included in the Agriculture Index, such as cash-settled options, forward contracts, cleared swap contracts and swap contracts other than cleared swap contracts. Other exchange-traded futures contracts that are economically identical or substantially similar to the Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts and other contracts and instruments based on the Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts, as well as metals included in the Agriculture Index, are collectively referred to as “Other Agriculture-Related Interests,” and together with Benchmark Component Agriculture Futures Contracts and other Eligible Agriculture Futures Contracts, “Agriculture Interests.”

The Agriculture Index is an agricultural sector index designed to broadly represent major agricultural commodities while overweighting the components that are assessed to be in a low inventory state and underweighting the components assessed to be in a high inventory state.

The Agriculture Index consists of fourteen agricultural markets: soybeans, corn, soft red winter wheat, hard red winter wheat, soybean oil, soybean meal, canola, sugar, cocoa, coffee, cotton, live cattle, feeder cattle and lean hogs. Each agricultural commodity is assigned a base weight based on an assessment of market liquidity and the commodity’s overall economic importance. Each commodity is US Dollar based, with the exception of canola, which is quoted in Canadian Dollars and converted to US Dollars for the purpose of the Agriculture Index calculation.

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