Introduction to Trading for the Non-Trader in Agriculture


Join Richard Weissman, agricultural trader and highly acclaimed author with more than 30 years of real-world trading experience for this two-day introduction to the fascinating world of agriculture trading. What is a day in the life of an agricultural trader? What types of tools and techniques do they use? Do you know how these tools and techniques relate to your job? Why is there so much focus on CME Group’s futures and options on futures contracts?  How does CME Group work?

These are just some of the areas covered in this action-packed, comprehensive training program designed for non-traders. This dynamic, two-day course will help you develop a solid foundation in agricultural trading.

Why You Should Attend
We’ll explore the nuances and quirks of the agricultural markets, the risks and rewards across various sectors, and develop a macro view designed to improve your understanding of what makes a successful trading program in today’s volatile agricultural markets.


What You Will Learn

  • The basics of agricultural trading
  • Agricultural trading vocabulary
  • The what, why, how, and who of grains, oilseeds and livestock trading
  • The types of activities are entailed in the generic job title, “agricultural trader”
  • The history of agricultural trading markets
  • What moves agriculture prices
  • What are the most popular trades in today’s agricultural markets and why?
  • The ins and outs of technical and fundamental analysis
  • The role of the CME Group
  • Real-time trading examples for various agricultural products
  • How various tools and techniques work and contribute to a successful trading program

**Approximate price per attendee via Zoom is $1295 USD.

**Approximate price per attendee in-person is $1995 USD.