Agriculture Trading Hours
 

Trading hours are in U.S. Central Time unless otherwise stated.

For a listing of closing range time periods for CME Group products traded via open outcry, please click here.

 

Agricultural Commodities

Product Name
Pre-Open Electronic Trading (Sunday)
Electronic Trading (Sunday)
Pre-Open Electronic Trading (Weekday)
Electronic Trading (Weekday)
Open Outcry
CME ClearPort
Grains and Oilseeds (CBOT)
Corn Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Mini-sized Corn Futures 16:00 19:00-07:45
08:30-13:45
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:45
08:30-13:45  
Distillers’ Dried Grain Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Wheat Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Mini-sized Wheat Futures 16:00 19:00-07:45
08:30-13:45
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:45
08:30-13:45  
Soybean Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Mini-sized Soybean Futures 16:00 19:00-07:45
08:30-13:45
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:45
08:30-13:45  
Soybean Meal Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Soybean Oil Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Soybean Crush Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Oat Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Rough Rice Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
Black Sea Wheat Futures 16:00   Mon.-Thurs: 16:45
01:00-13:15    
KC HRW Wheat Futures & Options 16:00 19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:00-08:30
14:30-16:00
16:45-19:00
19:00-7:45
08:30-13:15
08:30-13:15  
KC HRW Wheat Calendar Swaps           Sun-Fri: 17:00-16:15
Break: 16:15-17:00
Grains and Oilseeds (CME)
Crude Palm Oil 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 17:00-16:00    
Grain and Oilseed Swaps           Sun-Fri: 17:00-16:15
Break: 16:15-17:00
Livestock (CME)
Feeder Cattle Futures     06:00 Mon: 09:05-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 08:00-16:00
Fri: 08:00-13:55
09:05-13:00  
Feeder Cattle Options     06:00 Mon: 09:05-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 08:00-16:00
Fri: 08:00-13:55
09:05-13:02  
Lean Hogs Futures     06:00 Mon: 09:05-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 08:00-16:00
Fri: 08:00-13:55
09:05-13:00  
Lean Hogs Options     06:00 Mon: 09:05-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 08:00-16:00
Fri: 08:00-13:55
09:05-13:02  
Live Cattle Futures     06:00 Mon: 09:05-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 08:00-16:00
Fri: 08:00-13:55
09:05-13:00  
Live Cattle Options     06:00 Mon: 09:05-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 08:00-16:00
Fri: 08:00-13:55
09:05-13:02  
Dairy (CME)
Class III Milk Futures 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
09:05-13:10  
Class III Milk Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
09:05-13:12  
Class IV Milk Futures 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
09:05-13:10  
Class IV Milk Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
09:05-13:12  
Nonfat Dry Milk Futures 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
09:05-13:10  
Nonfat Dry Milk Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
09:05-13:12  
Nonfat Dry Milk Spot Call         10:55-11:00  
Dry Whey Futures & Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
   
Cash-Settled Butter Futures & Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
   
Butter Spot Call         11:05-11:15  
Cash-Settled Cheese Futures & Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 Mon-Thurs: 17:00-16:00
Fri: 17:00-13:55
   
Cheese Spot Call Blocks & Barrels         10:45-10:55  
Nonfat Dry Milk Spot Call Grade Extra & Grade A         10:55-11:00  
Forest (CME)
Lumber Futures     Mon-Fri: 06:00-0900
Tues-Thurs: 16:45-17:00
Mon: 09:00-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 17:00-21:00
Fri: 09:00-13:55
09:00-13:05  
Lumber Options     Mon-Fri: 06:00-0900
Tues-Thurs: 16:45-17:00
Mon: 09:00-16:00
Tues-Thurs: 17:00-21:00
Fri: 09:00-13:55
09:00-13:07  
Commodity Indexes (CME)
Bloomberg Commodity Index Swaps (Cleared OTC)           Sun-Fri: 17:00-16:15
Break: 16:15-17:00
Bloomberg Commodity Index Futures 16:00   16:45 8:15-13:30    
S&P-GSCI Futures & Options 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 17:00-16:00 07:55-13:40  
S&P-GSCI Excess Return Index Swaps           Sun-Fri: 17:00-16:15
Break: 16:15-17:00
S&P-GSCI Excess Return Index Futures 16:00 17:00-16:00 16:45 17:00-16:00    
Softs (NYMEX)
Cocoa Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
Coffee Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
Cotton Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
No. 11 Sugar Futures 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
Cocoa TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-11:50 ET
(17:00-10:50 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-11:50 ET
(17:00-10:50 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
Coffee TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-12:30 ET
(17:00-11:30 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-12:30 ET
(17:00-11:30 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
Cotton TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-14:15 ET
(17:00-13:15 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-14:15 ET
(17:00-13:15 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)
No. 11 Sugar TAS 17:00 ET
(16:00 CT)
18:00-12:30 ET
(17:00-11:30 CT)
17:45 ET
(16:45 CT)
18:00-12:30 ET
(17:00-11:30 CT)
  Sun-Fri: 18:00-17:15 ET
(17:00-16:15 CT)
Break: 17:15-18:00 ET
(16:15-17:00 CT)