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The Teucrium Agricultural Fund – NYSE: TAGS

 

TAGS trades like an ordinary stock – TAGS is available to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Arca) every market day through your usual brokerage account or professional financial advisor.

 

TAGS provides investors with the ability to track the price of corn (average daily trading value of approximately $6.3 billion¹), wheat (average daily trading value of approximately $3.3 billion¹), soybeans (average daily trading value of approximately $10.1 billion¹), and sugar (average daily trading value of approximately $1.9 billion¹).

 

TAGS is the only domestic investment vehicle available for investors to obtain specific allocation to corn, wheat, soybeans and sugar in their portfolios without opening a futures account.

 

TAGS, as a result of the CBOT and ICE Futures contracts held by the Underlying Funds, has been specifically designed to mitigate situations which are commonly referred to as "contango" and "backwardation."

 

TAGS' Underlying Funds have been designed to roll periodically as opposed to funds holding only a single month, which would need to roll twelve (12) times per year. Check here for roll dates of the Underlying Funds: CORN, WEAT, SOYB, and CANE.

 

TAGS provides investors with a tool allowing allocation to four core agricultural commodities, namely, corn, wheat, soybeans, and sugar. This allows investors and their advisors to invest in these specific underlying commodities.

 

TAGS provides transparency by posting the current holdings and pending trades nightly on the TAGS website: www.teucriumtagsfund.com.

 

1 Source: Bloomberg, annual daily average of the notional value of all contracts for that commodity traded on the CME or ICE, as applicable, for the period November 30, 2014 to November 30, 2015.

 

The SEC requires that all ETPs make available to investors the Intraday Indicative Value (IIV) of their ETP's share price. The IIV is calculated and updated every 15 seconds throughout the trading day based upon the value of the underlying holdings in an ETP's portfolio. It is independently calculated and disseminated by the listing exchange (in the case of the TAGS, it is calculated by the NYSE) so that investors have transparency similar to that of professional market-makers regarding the actual value of an ETP's share price at any given point in time.

 

The calculation of TAGS’s Intraday Indicative Value (IIV) can be found at http://finance.yahoo.com/^tags-iv. An Intraday Indicative Value is published by NYSE Alternext US for each ETP as a reference value to be used in conjunction with other ETP market information. The Intraday Indicative Value for the Teucrium TAGS Fund is published under a separate symbol every 15 seconds over the Consolidated Tape and calculated throughout the trading day using the prior day’s closing Net Asset Value per share as a base and updating that value throughout the trading day to reflect changes in the value of the Underlying Funds’ indicative fund values. These, in turn, represent changes in the corn, wheat, soybean, and sugar interests held by the Underlying Funds during the trading day. Generally, the IIV for TAGS will be based on the bid/ask midpoint of the Underlying Funds. This value is also referred to as an “Underlying Trading Value,” “Indicative Optimized Portfolio Value (IOPV),” and “Intraday Value” in various places such as the prospectus and marketing materials for different ETPs. The Intraday Indicative Value is designed to give investors a sense of the share price of the Fund on an intraday basis. However, for various reasons, the Intraday Indicative Value should not be viewed as an actual real time update of the Net Asset Value. The TAGS IIV is updated during the pre- and post-market hours in addition to the regular trading hours, and as such, the absolute and percentage changes to the previous close may not reflect the change from the 4 p.m. ET close of the NYSE Arca, but rather the change from a later time. We believe for the Teucrium TAGS Fund that the IIV calculation is most accurate when the exchange pits for the commodities of all the Underlying Funds are open. For details of pit and electronic trading hours and settlement times for corn, soybeans and wheat, see
http://www.cmegroup.com/trading_hours/commodities-hours.html. For Sugar No. 11 electronic trading hours and settlement times on ICE Futures U.S., see http://www.theice.com/productguide/Search.shtml?tradingHours=.

 

Why the Name “TEUCRIUM”?

 

According to Dictionary.com, Teucrium (pronounced two-cree-um) "is a large, widely distributed genus of perennial herbs, shrubs, or subshrubs native to the Mediterranean region to western Asia."

 

We named our firm Teucrium because, according to the Roman poet Horace, the Greek god Teucer, prior to setting sail for Cyprus, told his followers, “We will set sail upon the vast ocean,” a feeling which we believe symbolizes the “voyage of discovery” upon which all of us at Teucrium are embarking each day.

 

The Teucrium Agricultural Fund provides investors exposure to four core agricultural commodities without the need for a futures account. TAGS invests directly in shares of the following four Teucrium Funds: the Teucrium Corn Fund, the Teucrium Soybean Fund, the Teucrium Sugar Fund and the Teucrium Wheat Fund (the “Underlying Funds”).

 

Investing in the Underlying Funds subjects TAGS to the risks of the corn, wheat, soybean, and sugar markets, and this could result in substantial fluctuations in the price of shares of TAGS. Unlike mutual funds, TAGS generally will not distribute dividends to Shareholders.

 

Investors may choose to use TAGS as a means of investing indirectly in corn, wheat, soybeans, and sugar, and there are risks involved in such investments and activities. The Sponsor has limited experience in operating a commodity pool, which is defined as an enterprise in which several individuals contribute funds in order to trade futures or futures options collectively.

 

Commodities and futures generally are volatile and are not suitable for all investors.

 

The Teucrium Agricultural Fund is not a mutual fund or any other type of Investment Company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and is not subject to regulation thereunder.

 

Shares of the Teucrium Agricultural Fund are not FDIC insured, may lose value, and have no bank guarantee.

 

All supporting documentation will be provided upon request.

 

Foreside Fund Services, LLC is the distributor for the Teucrium Agricultural Fund.

 

© 2016 TEUCRIUM TRADING, LLC. All rights reserved.

An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. An investment in the Fund involves risk, include possible loss of principal. The material available on this site is not an offer or solicitation of any kind to buy or sell any securities outside of the United States of America.

The Teucrium Corn, Sugar, Soybean, Wheat and Agricultural Funds (the "Funds") are not mutual funds or any other type of Investment Company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and are not subject to regulation thereunder.

Commodities and futures generally are volatile and are not suitable for all investors.

Foreside Fund Services, LLC is the distributor for the Teucrium Funds.

© 2017 TEUCRIUM TRADING, LLC. All rights reserved.

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