USDA Grain Stocks Report

Corn stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 10.8 billion bushels, down 7 percent from December 1, 2021.

USDA Grain Stocks Report

Corn Stocks Down 7 Percent from December 2021
Soybean Stocks Down 4 Percent
All Wheat Stocks Down 7 Percent


Corn stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 10.8 billion bushels, down 7 percent from December 1, 2021. Of the total stocks, 6.75 billion bushels are stored on farms, down 7 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 4.06 billion bushels, are down 8 percent from a year ago. The September - November 2022 indicated disappearance is 4.30 billion bushels, compared with 4.67 billion bushels during the same period last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 3.02 billion bushels, down 4 percent from December 1, 2021. Soybean stocks stored on farms totaled 1.48 billion bushels, down 3 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 1.55 billion bushels, are down 4 percent from last December. Indicated disappearance for September - November 2022 totaled 1.53 billion bushels, down 4 percent from the same period a year earlier.

All wheat stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 1.28 billion bushels, down 7 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 362 million bushels, up 32 percent from last December. Off-farm stocks, at 918 million bushels, are down 17 percent from a year ago. The September - November 2022 indicated disappearance is 498 million bushels, 26 percent above the same period a year earlier.
 
Durum wheat stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 48.1 million bushels, up 15 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 25.9 million bushels, are up 53 percent from December 1, 2021. Off-farm stocks totaled 22.2 million bushels, down 12 percent from a year ago. The September - November 2022 indicated disappearance of 5.66 million bushels is 41 percent above the same period a year earlier.

Barley stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 114 million bushels, up 17 percent from December 1, 2021. On-farm stocks are estimated at 63.5 million bushels, 47 percent above a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 50.2 million bushels, are 7 percent below December 2021. The September - November 2022 indicated disappearance is 51.9 million bushels, 36 percent above the same period a year earlier.

Oats stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 53.6 million bushels, down 3 percent from the stocks on December 1, 2021. Of the total stocks on hand, 24.2 million bushels are stored on farms, up 30 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 29.4 million bushels, down 20 percent from the previous year. Indicated disappearance during September - November 2022 totaled 8.96 million bushels.

Grain sorghum stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 totaled 160 million bushels, down 45 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 17.8 million bushels, are down 40 percent from December 1 last year. Off-farm stocks, at 142 million bushels, are down 45 percent from a year earlier. The September - November 2022 indicated disappearance from all positions is 74.8 million bushels, down 58 percent from the same period in 2021.

Pulse crops stored in all positions on December 1, 2022 are: dry edible peas, 7.97 million cwt; lentils, 3.21 million cwt; all chickpeas, 3.81 million cwt; small chickpeas, 1.19 million cwt; and large chickpeas, 2.63 million cwt.