Ag statistics: August grain stock report – mountain states

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Published Friday, September 28, 2018

ARIZONA 

Off-farm corn stocks in Arizona on September 1, 2018 were 1.63 million bushels, up 27 percent from September 1, 2017, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey and September Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm barley stocks totaled 140,000 bushels, down 12 percent from last year. 

Off-farm all wheat stocks in Arizona on September 1, 2018 were 8.23 million bushels, up 9 percent from September 1, 2017. Other Arizona grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

COLORADO 

All corn stocks in Colorado on September 1, 2018 were 13.02 million bushels, up 23 percent from September 1, 2017, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey and September Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. All corn stocks stored on farms amounted to 4.00 million bushels, compared to 3.50 million bushels a year ago. All corn stored off farms amounted to 9.02 million bushels, up 27 percent from a year ago. Oats stored off-farm were 29,000 bushels, down 17 percent from last year. Off-farm barleystocks totaled 7.41 million bushels, up 2 percent from last year. Off-farm sorghumstocks totaled 1.12 million bushels on September 1, 2018. 

All wheat stocks in Colorado on September 1, 2018 were 71.25 million bushels, down 18 percent from September 1, 2017. All wheat stocks stored on farms amounted to 24.50 million bushels, down 23 percent from a year ago. All wheat stored off farms amounted to 46.75 million bushels, down 14 percent from a year ago. Other Colorado grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

MONTANA 

Off-farm oat stocks in Montana on September 1, 2018 were 38,000 bushels, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey and September Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. On-farm oat stocks were 1.10 million bushels, up 38 percent from a year ago. Montana barley stocks in all positions on September 1, 2018 were 36.08 million bushels, down 7 percent from a year ago. Barley stored on farms totaled 26.00 million bushels, unchanged from last year. Off-farm barley stocks were down 22 percent from a year ago to 10.08 million bushels. 

All wheat stocks in Montana on September 1, 2018 were 197.32 million bushels, up 50 percent from September 1, 2017. All wheat stocks stored on farms amounted to 157.00 million bushels, up 67 percent from a year ago. All wheat stored off farms amounted to 40.32 million bushels, up 7 percent from a year ago. All Durum wheat stocks on September 1, 2018 were 22.87 million bushels, up 54 percent from a year ago. Other Montana grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

NEW MEXICO 

New Mexico grain stocks on September 1, 2018 were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

UTAH 

Off-farm oat stocks in Utah on September 1, 2018 were 34,000 bushels, up 36 percent from September 1, 2017, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey and September Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm all wheat stocks in Utah on September 1, 2018 were 5.93 million bushels, down 6 percent from last year. Other Utah grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

WYOMING 

Off-farm corn stocks in Wyoming on September 1, 2018 were 340,000 bushels, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey and September Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm barley stocks totaled 5.52 million bushels on September 1, 2018, down 13 percent from September 1, 2017. Other Wyoming grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

UNITED STATES 

Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 2.14 billion bushels, down 7 percent from September 1, 2017. Of the total stocks, 620 million bushels are stored on farms, down 21 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 1.52 billion bushels, are up 1 percent from a year ago. The June - August 2018 indicated disappearance is 3.16 billion bushels, compared with 2.94 billion bushels during the same period last year. 

Old crop grain sorghum stored in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 34.9 million bushels, up 4 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 3.36 million bushels, are down 22 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 31.5 million bushels, are up 8 percent from September 1, 2017. The June - August 2018 indicated disappearance from all positions is 30.5 million bushels, down 41 percent from the same period a year ago. 

Oats stored in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 74.9 million bushels, 4 percent above the stocks on September 1, 2017. Of the total stocks on hand, 39.2 million bushels are stored on farms, 15 percent higher than a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 35.7 million bushels, 6 percent below the previous year. Indicated disappearance during June - August 2018 totaled 22.3 million bushels, compared with 27.7 million bushels during the same period a year ago. 

Barley stocks in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 175 million bushels, down 3 percent from September 1, 2017. On-farm stocks are estimated at 91.4 million bushels, 1 percent above a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 83.2 million bushels, are 7 percent below September 2017. The June - August 2018 indicated disappearance is 73.1 million bushels, 6 percent above the same period a year earlier. 

All wheat stored in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 2.38 billion bushels, up 5 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 631 million bushels, up 28 percent from last September. Off-farm stocks, at 1.75 billion bushels, are down 1 percent from a year ago. The June - August 2018 indicated disappearance is 605 million bushels, down 8 percent from the same period a year earlier. 

Durum wheat stocks in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 90.6 million bushels, up 37 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 51.8 million bushels, are up 55 percent from September 1, 2017. Off-farm stocks totaled 38.8 million bushels, up 18 percent from a year ago. The June - August 2018 indicated disappearance of 21.6 million bushels is down 13 percent from the same period a year earlier. 

Old crop soybeans stored in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 438 million bushels, up 45 percent from September 1, 2017. Soybean stocks stored on farms totaled 101 million bushels, up 15 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 337 million bushels, are up 58 percent from last September. Indicated disappearance for June - August 2018 totaled 781 million bushels, up 18 percent from the same period a year earlier. 

Old crop sunflower stocks in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 386 million pounds, down 35 percent from a year ago. All stocks stored on farms totaled 90.6 million pounds and off-farm stocks totaled 295 million pounds. Stocks of oil type sunflower seed are 279 million pounds; of this total, 81.6 million pounds are on-farm stocks and 197 million pounds are off-farm stocks. Non-oil sunflower stocks totaled 107 million pounds, with 9.00 million pounds stored on the farm and 98.1 million pounds stored off the farm.