WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission hosted an agricultural forum here last week in an effort to gather opinions from farmers, commodity traders and government officials as to what factors may be contributing to current volatility in the agricultural futures markets. “Commodity prices across the board are at levels not experienced in many of our lifetimes,” said Walt Lukken, acting chairman of the CFTC. “In the last three months, the agricultural staples of wheat, ...

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