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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. “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. 

3. “Wheat Advances on Speculation Cold Weather in Europe May Harm Winter Crops” January 31, 2012 

Wheat rose in Chicago, heading for a second monthly gain, on speculation cold weather in Europe will hurt winter crops that lack protective snow cover.

4. "U.S. Wheat Expanding From Century Low as Glut Looms: Commodities" January 11, 2012

U.S. farmers, the world's biggest wheat exporters, probably planted the most winter grain in three years, expanding acreage from a century-low reached in 2009 just as a global supply glut swells to its biggest in a decade. 

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." 

6. “Wheat prices rise on weather-related worries” April, 21, 2011

Wheat prices are climbing on worries that dry weather has damaged the winter crop while rains may delay spring planting in some areas.

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