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News Stories

Following KCBT Wheat news is the key to trading fundamentally. Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of Wheat on the KCBT. Before you invest in the KCBT wheat commodities market you should do your own research.


1. Associated Press "Kansas winter wheat planting nearing end" October 23, 2012.

Kansas farmers have reached the 91 percent mark in planting the 2013 winter wheat crop.

2. “Australia Cuts Wheat Production Forecast On Dry Weather” Jun 13, 2012

Australia, the world’s second- biggest wheat exporter, lowered its output forecast as dry weather delayed plantings, deepening global supply cuts caused by droughts from Russia to the U.S.

3. “Kansas Farmers May Increase Soybean Planting After Wheat Harvest” April 13, 2012

Kansas, the biggest grower of winter wheat used to make bread, will probably collect grain as much as three weeks early in late May or early June, Kohake said. As much as four times the normal amount of rain has fallen and temperatures have been warmer than usual, speeding plant growth.

4. "Wheat Falls for Third as Commodities Plunge; Corn, Soybean Prices Drop" August 5, 2011

Wheat fell for a third day...extending the biggest drop in five weeks, as commodities and equities plunged on concern a faltering global economy will curb demand. 

5. "Corn, Wheat, Soybeans May Fall as China Boosts Rates, U.S. Crops Improve" July 6, 2011

Wheat futures may open 9 cents to 12 cents a bushel lower on the CBOT, the Kansas City Board of Trade and the Minneapolis Grain Exchange on bets that favorable weather will improve crops in the northern U.S. Great Plains and Canada.

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