According to the National Weather Service, farmers in the Midwest and eastern U.S. can expect above-normal precipitation in March, April and May. The Southwest and West are expected to see below-normal precipitation.
There’s bound to be multiple conversations about acreage mix in 2020. However, analysts are projecting their outlook from what they see now. One analyst says the prevent plant in the Northern Plains is a factor.
There's talk China maybe buying some U.S. ethanol soon. It could be part of the new Phase One Trade agreement. Bloomberg reporting sources tell them Beijing plans to start buying ethanol by lifting tariffs on the fuel.