NDSU Extension is advising farmers to not make changes to planting intentions due to the coronavirus outbreak. Market volatility is expected to continue until the number of new cases in the U.S. starts to decline. However, NDSU Extension crops economist Faryne Olson says farmers should expect conditions to improve quickly. “It will be a slow process with the energy and grain prices likely to recover more quickly than livestock prices. If a farmer has to sell grain, go ahead and sell.”
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