The reports saying that China intends to step up purchases of farm commodities to meet their phase one trade commitments has helped support the corn and soybeans. China purchases weren’t really expected until the second half of the year. “Especially with the coronavirus hitting, we knew things would get pushed back,” said Randy Martinson, market analyst, Martinson Ag Risk Management. “It could be a very interesting last half of 2020 for marketing.”
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