You shouldn’t be asking if your business is essential, but how prepared your essential business is to maintain supply and service during a lockdown, says Guy Soreq, co-founder of Israel-based data provider, Glowlit.
The EU feed sector has noted significant improvement of the COVID-19 outbreak triggered EU ‘Green Lane’ system over the past week, said FEFAC. However, it is still not business as usual throughout the feed supply chain, other obstacles remain.
US farmers are panic buying feed, concerned that they could run out of supplies if feed mills shut due to employees becoming ill, or deliveries are reduced due to truck shortages, according to an article on Bloomberg.
Weakness in the maize market is arising out of lower demand in the US on the back of weak crude oil and reduced fuel demand, and reduced ethanol demand, according to the latest AHDB cereals and oilseeds market report.