Grain Stocks: Soybean Stocks Up 34% from a Year Ago

March 31, 2015 11:08 AM
 
Grain Stocks: Soybean Stocks Up 34% from a Year Ago


Corn Stocks Up 11 Percent from March 2014

Soybean Stocks Up 34 Percent

All Wheat Stocks Up 6 Percent

Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 7.74 billion bushels, up 11 percent from March 1, 2014. Of the total stocks, 4.38 billion bushels were stored on farms, up 13 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 3.36 billion bushels, are up 7 percent from a year ago. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance is 3.47 billion bushels, compared with 3.44 billion bushels during the same period last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 1.33 billion bushels, up 34 percent from March 1, 2014. Soybean stocks stored on farms are estimated at 609 million bushels, up 60 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 725 million bushels, are up 18 percent from last March. Indicated disappearance for the December 2014 - February 2015 quarter totaled 1.19 billion bushels, up 3 percent from the same period a year earlier.

All wheat stored in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 1.12 billion bushels, up 6 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 279 million bushels, up 17 percent from last March. Off-farm stocks, at 846 million bushels, are up 3 percent from a year ago. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance is 405 million bushels, down 3 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Durum wheat stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 37.6 million bushels, down 1 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 16.2 million bushels, are down 22 percent from March 1, 2014. Off-farm stocks totaled 21.4 million bushels, up 23 percent from a year ago. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance of 6.43 million bushels is down 59 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Barley stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 118 million bushels, down 3 percent from March 1, 2014. On-farm stocks are estimated at 41.8 million bushels, 5 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 76.1 million bushels, are 2 percent below March 2014. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance totaled 38.2 million bushels, 20 percent below the same period a year earlier.

Oats stored in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 59.4 million bushels, 69 percent above the stocks on March 1, 2014. Of the total stocks on hand, 20.8 million bushels were stored on farms, up 5 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 38.6 million bushels, up 152 percent from the previous year. Indicated disappearance during December 2014 - February 2015 totaled 7.61 million bushels, down 41 percent from the same period a year ago.

Grain sorghum stored in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 119 million bushels, down 33 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 9.00 million bushels, are down 44 percent from last March. Off-farm stocks, at 110 million bushels, are down 31 percent from a year earlier. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance from all positions is 104 million bushels, up 87 percent from the same period last year.

Sunflower stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 696 million pounds, down 14 percent from March 1, 2014. All stocks stored on farms totaled 257 million pounds and off-farm stocks totaled 439 million pounds. Stocks of oil type sunflower seed are 503 million pounds; of this total, 195 million pounds are on-farm stocks and 308 million pounds are off-farm stocks. Non-oil sunflower stocks totaled 193 million pounds, with 61.4 million pounds stored on the farm and 131 million pounds stored off the farm.

 

 

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