This volume comprises a thorough exposition of the future trading of agricultural produce. Complete with simple descriptions and explanations, this is a text that will be of much value to those with an interest in the subject but who have little previous experience in future trading. This treatise is written in clear, plain language, and contains a wealth of information that will be of value to the farmer. Although old, much of the information contained herein is timeless, making it a great addition to collections of agricultural literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Future Trading', 'The Relation of Cash Price to Future Prices', 'Speculative Short Selling', 'Settling of Balances', 'The Clearing Association', 'The Contract Grade', 'Requisites of the Contract Grade', 'Determination of Differences in Cotton Futures Market', 'Future Trading – Its Economic Value', etcetera. We are proud to republish this antiquarian text, now complete with a new introduction on farming.