Fact Card: Short-Dated New Crop Options on Grain and Oilseed Futures

  • 30 Jul 2021
  • By CME Group

Cost-Effective Tools for Trading New Crop Markets

Short-Dated New Crop (SDNC) options provide liquid, shorter term alternatives based on new crop Corn, Soybeans, Soybean Meal and Oil, Chicago Soft Red Winter (SRW) Wheat and KC Hard Red Winter (HRW) Wheat futures. The key difference between SDNC options and standard options is that SDNC options expire at various points throughout the growing season – earlier than the standard new crop options – but are tied to a longer-dated new crop futures contract.

View Fact Card

About CME Group

As the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Comprised of four exchanges - CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX - we offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, helping businesses everywhere mitigate the myriad of risks they face in today's uncertain global economy.

Follow us for global economic and financial news.

CME Group on Twitter

CME Group on Facebook

CME Group on LinkedIn