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CFTC | Speeches & Testimony: Keynote Address of Commissioner Brian Quintenz before the 2018 Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference on April 6, 2018

cftc.gov Keynote Address of Commissioner Brian Quintenz before the 2018 Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference The Weed Garden April 6, 2018 Thank you for that kind introduction.  Before I begin, let me make the usual disclaimer and quickly say that the views contained in this speech are my own and do not represent the views of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission). When I first heard that the Commission was partnering with the Center for Risk Management Education and Research at Kansas State University to host “Protecting America’s Agricultural Markets: An Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference,” I was delighted.  The conference is the first-of-its-kind, and hopefully the first of many conferences, that focuses on how our state-of-the-art futures markets impact America’s agricultural community.  Given the fundamental transformation that both the commod