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March 28 Prospective Plantings, Grain Stocks Reports

11:18AM Mar 28, 2013

See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's March 28 Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports.


News and Analysis


Corn Heads for Bear Market After U.S. Stockpiles Beat Estimates
Corn headed for a bear market, falling by the most since mid-June, after USDA reported that stockpiles were larger than estimated and acreage may expand to the highest since 1936.

Lackluster Grain Demand Sparks Selloff
Stocks of corn and soybeans remain extremely tight but corn stocks are nowhere near as tight as expected, according to UDSA’s quarterly Grain Stocks report.

Prices Plummet on High Acreage Forecast
This week’s USDA reports provided two pieces of price-plunging news: larger-than-expect grain stocks and record acreage estimates.

Power Hour: Corn Leads Grain Plunge on Ample Stocks
Corn plunged the most in nine months, sparking a slump in soybeans and wheat, after USDA said domestic inventories were bigger than analysts forecast.

Record Acres, Larger Stocks Pressure Corn Limit Down
The wait is over. USDA’s Prospective Plantings report shows producers intend to plant a record number of acres to corn, which comes as no surprise.

Prospective Plantings Report: Highlights of 9 Key Crops
Learn which states are planting record high or low amounts of these major U.S. crops.

Soybean Acreage Seen Lower; Corn Plantings Most Since 1936
U.S. farmers will sow fewer acres with soybeans this year, the government said, surprising analysts who were expecting a gain.

AgWeb Radio: Midday Commentary 3-28-13
Bob Utterback of Utterback Marketing says it was a bearish report. Corn is down the limit, beans and wheat are heading lower perhaps to the limit. The stocks report was larger than the highest estimates.



Blog Commentary

Hedging Corn and Soybeans: USDA Report for 3/28/13

Grain Hedge: Corn Trades Down Lock-Limit After Quarterly Grain Stocks Released


Prospective Plantings

2013 Prospective Plantings: Crop Area Planted, Harvested, Yield

2013 Prospective Plantings: Corn

2013 Prospective Plantings: Soybeans

2013 Prospective Plantings: All Wheat

2013 Prospective Plantings: Cotton

2013 Prospective Plantings: Sorghum

2013 Prospective Plantings: Rice

Grain Stocks

Grain Stocks: Corn Stocks Drop by 10%, Soybeans Down 27%

March 2013 Grain Stocks: Stocks by Position, Month

March 2013 Grain Stocks: Corn Stocks

March 2013 Grain Stocks: Soybean Stocks

March 2013 Grain Stocks: All Wheat Stocks


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