March 31 Prospective Plantings, Grain Stocks Reports

March 31, 2014 06:05 AM
March 31 Prospective Plantings, Grain Stocks Reports

See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's March 31 Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports.


News and Analysis

Corn Use Stronger Than Expected
Smaller-than-expected corn stocks indicate that demand has been better than expected, driven by exports as well as ethanol and feed use.

Corn Acres Slip to Five-Year Low but Beans at Record High
Combined corn and soybean acreage climbed to 171.9 million acres, which was 1.3 million more than last year, lower than the 4 million to 5 million that some analysts had expected.

Power Hour: Predicting Corn Prices Post-Reports
The release of USDA’s Prospective Plantings report Monday has experts speculating about where corn prices are headed. 

From the News Wires

U.S. Corn Acres to Reach Four-Year Low, Says USDA

Soybeans Rise to Nine-Month High as U.S. Reserves at 10-Year Low

Blog Commentary

Grain Hedge: After the USDA Reports, Will the Rallies Continue?

The Hueber Report: March Reports Are Finally Behind Us

Hedging Corn and Soybeans: USDA Report for 3/31/14



Prospective Plantings

Prospective Plantings: Corn Acres Drop 4%, Soybeans Up 6%

2014 Prospective Planting: Corn

2014 Prospective Planting: Soybeans

2014 Prospective Planting: Wheat

2014 Prospective Planting: Cotton

2014 Prospective Planting: Sorghum, Rice, Canola, All Hay

2014 Prospective Planting: Crop Area Planted and Harvested


Grain Stocks

Grain Stocks: Corn Stocks Up 30% From a Year Ago

2014 March Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat

2014 March Grain Stocks: Grain Stocks by Position and Month



AgWeb’s Prospective Plantings Preview Reports

Read several regional reports and pre-report analysis of USDA's March 31 Prospective Plantings report.

What will you plant this year? Submit your crop plans to AgWeb Crop Comments by emailing


See how the reports are affecting prices. Visit the AgWeb Markets Center.



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