Bremer Bank: Planting in the Midst of a Pandemic

Posted: May 04 2020
b2.jpgCOVID-19 is wreaking havoc nearly everywhere, but U.S. farmers are preparing to get back into spring planting tradition. Commodity markets have been drastically affected by both COVID-19 and OPEC oil production cuts, leaving traders and farmers to try and navigate daily volatilities. To farmer’s delight, field conditions have been improving throughout early spring. February and March were very dry in the Upper Midwest which helped provide relief to fields recovering from a wet fall. Farmers are on pace for a timely planting season, click here for more.