Corn And Soybean Stocks Up, Wheat Stocks Down

Corn And Soybean Stocks Up, Wheat Stocks Down
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Corn stored in all positions on December 1, 2017 totaled 12.5 billion bushels, up 1 percent from December 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 7.74 billion bushels are stored on farms, up 2 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 4.78 billion bushels, are up slightly from a year ago. The September - November 2017 indicated disappearance is 4.38 billion bushels, compared with 4.50 billion bushels during the same period last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions on December 1, 2017 totaled 3.16 billion bushels, up 9 percent from December 1, 2016. Soybean stocks stored on farms totaled 1.49 billion bushels, up 11 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 1.67 billion bushels, are up 7 percent from last December. Indicated disappearance for September - November 2017 totaled 1.54 billion bushels, down 4 percent from the same period a year earlier.

All wheat stored in all positions on December 1, 2017 totaled 1.87 billion bushels, down 10 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 393 million bushels, down 31 percent from last December. Off-farm stocks, at 1.48 billion bushels, are down 2 percent from a year ago. The September - November 2017 indicated disappearance is 393 million bushels, 16 percent below the same period a year earlier.

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Nebraska December 1, 2017 grain and hay stocks report

Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on December 1, 2017 totaled 1.46 billion bushels, up 3 percent from 2016, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 910 million bushels are stored on farms, up 5 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 551 million bushels, are down slightly from last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions totaled 264 million bushels, up 15 percent from last year. On-farm stocks of 97.0 million bushels are up 15 percent from a year ago, while off-farm stocks, at 167 million bushels, are up 14 percent from 2016. 

Wheat stored in all positions totaled 66.1 million bushels, down 20 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks of 4.10 million bushels are down 45 percent from 2016 and off-farm stocks of 62.0 million bushels are down 17 percent from last year. 

Sorghum stored in all positions totaled 9.76 million bushels, down 25 percent from last year. On-farm stocks of 1.70 million bushels are down 23 percent and off farm holdings of 8.06 million bushels are down 26 percent from last year. 

On-farm oats totaled 600 thousand bushels, down 23 percent from 2016. 

Hay stocks on Nebraska farms totaled 4.25 million tons, down 8 percent from last year. 
Grain storage capacity in Nebraska totaled 2.11 billion bushels, up 7 million bushels from December 1, 2016. Total grain storage capacity is comprised of 1.18 billion bushels of on-farm storage, unchanged from last year, and 930 million bushels of off-farm storage, up 7 million bushels from last year.



Kansas December 1, 2017 grain and hay stocks report

Kansas corn stocks in all positions on December 1, 2017 totaled 468 million bushels, up 1 percent from 2016, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 150 million bushels are stored on farms, down 3 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 318 million bushels, are up 3 percent from last year.

Wheat stored in all positions totaled 401 million bushels, down 5 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks of 17.0 million bushels are down 32 percent from 2016 and off-farm stocks of 384 million bushels are down 3 percent from last year.

Sorghum stored in all positions totaled 156 million bushels, down 27 percent from last year. On-farm stocks of 19.5 million bushels are down 25 percent and off farm holdings of 136 million bushels are down 27 percent from last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions totaled 147 million bushels, up 10 percent from last year. On-farm stocks of 32.5 million bushels are down 17 percent from a year ago, and off-farm stocks, at 115 million bushels, are up 21 percent from 2016.

Oats off-farm stocks totaled 360 thousand bushels, down 41 percent from 2016. 
Hay stocks on Kansas farms totaled 4.50 million tons on December 1, 2017, down 15 percent from a year earlier.

Grain storage capacity in Kansas totaled 1.48 billion bushels, up 25.0 million bushels from December 1, 2016. Total grain storage capacity is comprised of 380 million bushels of on-farm storage, unchanged from last year, and 1.10 billion bushels of off-farm storage, up 25.0 million bushels from 2016.

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