The Futures Market in Agricultural Products and an Evaluation of the Attitude of Farmers: A Case Study of Cotton Producers in Aydin Province in Turkey

Adanacioglu H.

NEW MEDIT, cilt.10, ss.58-64, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: NEW MEDIT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.58-64


This study evaluates the futures market, well-established in the world but newly developing in Turkey, in the context of the agricultural sector. It also presents the findings of a survey which shows the attitudes of farmers towards the futures market in agricultural products. This survey was carried out among the cotton farmers of Aydin province in Turkey; the study identifies and details the views and opinions of farmers on the futures market.