USDA Grain Stocks Report

Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 7.85 billion bushels, up 2 percent from March 1, 2021.

USDA Grain Stocks Report

Corn Stocks Up 2 Percent from March 2021
Soybean Stocks Up 24 Percent
All Wheat Stocks Down 22 Percent


Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 7.85 billion bushels, up 2 percent from March 1, 2021. Of the total stocks, 4.08 billion bushels were stored on farms, up 1 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 3.77 billion bushels, are up 3 percent from a year ago. The December 2021 - February 2022 indicated disappearance is 3.79 billion bushels, compared with 3.60 billion bushels during the same period last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 1.93 billion bushels, up 24 percent from March 1, 2021. Soybean stocks stored on farms are estimated at 750 million bushels, up 26 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 1.18 billion bushels, are up 22 percent from last March. Indicated disappearance for the December 2021 - February 2022 quarter totaled 1.22 billion bushels, down 12 percent from the same period a year earlier.

All wheat stored in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 1.02 billion bushels, down 22 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 174 million bushels, down 39 percent from last March. Off-farm stocks, at 850 million bushels, are down 17 percent from a year ago. The December 2021 - February 2022 indicated disappearance is 353 million bushels, 10 percent below the same period a year earlier.

Durum wheat stocks in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 29.7 million bushels, down 30 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 12.6 million bushels, are down 44 percent from March 1, 2021. Off-farm stocks totaled 17.1 million bushels, down 13 percent from a year ago. The December 2021 - February 2022 indicated disappearance of 12.3 million bushels is 37 percent below the same period a year earlier.

Barley stocks in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 72.6 million bushels, down 40 percent from March 1, 2021. On-farm stocks are estimated at 25.3 million bushels, 55 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 47.4 million bushels, are 27 percent below March 2021. The December 2021 - February 2022 indicated disappearance totaled 24.9 million bushels, 12 percent below the same period a year earlier.

Oats stored in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 43.0 million bushels, 17 percent below the stocks on March 1, 2021. Of the total stocks on hand, 13.6 million bushels were stored on farms, down 20 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 29.4 million bushels, down 15 percent from the previous year. Indicated disappearance during December 2021 - February 2022 totaled 12.4 million bushels, 12 percent above the same period a year ago.

Grain sorghum stored in all positions on March 1
, 2022 totaled 207 million bushels, up 51 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 11.9 million bushels, are up 119 percent from last March. Off-farm stocks, at 195 million bushels, are up 49 percent from a year earlier. The December 2021 - February 2022 indicated disappearance from all positions is 82.6 million bushels, slightly below the same period last year.

Sunflower stocks in all positions on March 1, 2022 totaled 905 million pounds, 16 percent below March 1, 2021. All stocks stored on farms totaled 316 million pounds and off-farm stocks totaled 590 million pounds. Stocks of oil type sunflower seed are 779 million pounds; of this total, 277 million pounds are on-farm stocks and 502 million pounds are off-farm stocks. Non-oil sunflower stocks totaled 126 million pounds, with 39.0 million pounds stored on the farm and 87.5 million pounds stored off the farm.