Introduction to Agricultural Commodities

Today’s agriculture markets are highly complex. Agricultural futures and options provide the tools the industry needs to manage risk and help put food on the table for a growing global population.

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals that affect supply and demand in the grain and oilseed markets. Find out how futures and options provide critical price discovery and risk management roles for a variety of market participants from farmers, ranchers, processors, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and more.

Discover the ways these contracts can fit into your portfolio.

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