GrainStats Weekly Price Sentiment Indicator - Methodology

1. Weekly anonymous polls conducted every Tuesday over the GrainStats E-mail Alerts Service. If grain futures markets are closed, the proceeding opening day will be polled.

2. Commodities Polled - Corn(Chicago Board of Trade), Soybeans(Chicago Board of Trade), Wheat(Chicago Board of Trade, Soft Red Winter Wheat), and Soybean Oil(Chicago Board of Trade.) We may expand this offering for more agricultural commodities in the future.

3. Price sentiment polled is "short to medium term." This is a very subjective term as with volatility, expectations of what is "short to medium term" may differ amongst users. We generally define "short to medium term" as 2-4 weeks under normal-low volatility.

4. Poll options will be on a scale basis with the following options. There will be a sixth option "Skip Question (0)" for those who do not wish to report.

5. We respect your privacy and note that polling input is anonymous.

6. The polling period will start around 01:30 CST and end around 05:00 CST the following day to cover most of the Grain and Financial trading hubs of the world.

7. Compiled historical results will be posted to @GrainStats Telegram channel, Discord Chatroom, E-mail and website in a meaningful way once a history has been completed.

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