Minnesota Grain Stocks Report – 1/12/18

Corn stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2017, totaled 1.52 billion bushels, up 3 percent from
December 1, 2016, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Grain Stocks report.
This is the highest level of corn stocks for Minnesota since records began in 1949. Of the total stocks, 74 percent
were stored on-farm. The September – November indicated disappearance totaled 228 million bushels, 14 percent
less than the 266 million bushels from the same period last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2017, totaled 309 million bushels, 12 percent above
the 275 million bushels on hand December 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 55 percent were stored on-farm. Indicated
disappearance for September – November was 104 million bushels, 21 percent less than the 131 million bushels
from the same quarter last year.

All wheat stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2017, totaled 80.2 million bushels, 14 percent less
than December 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 57 percent were stored on-farm. Indicated disappearance for
September – November was 20.1 million bushels, 65 percent above the 12.2 million bushels from the same quarter
last year.

Barley stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2017, totaled 11.0 million bushels, 13 percent more
than the stocks on December 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 24 percent were stored on-farm.

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