May 2018 Western States Grain Stocks Summary

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Published Saturday, June 30, 2018

Reported as of June 1, 2018

ARIZONA

Off-farm corn stocks in Arizona on June 1, 2018 were 2.00 million bushels, up 35 percent from June 1, 2017, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm barley stocks totaled 3,000. Other Arizona grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

COLORADO

All corn stocks in Colorado on June 1, 2018 were 40.45 million bushels, up 36 percent from June 1, 2017, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June 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 19.00 million bushels, up 26 percent from a year ago. All corn stored off farms amounted to 21.45 million bushels, up 45 percent from a year ago. Off-farm sorghum stocks were 2.32 million bushels.

Off-farm oat stocks in Colorado were estimated at 18,000 bushels, down 44 percent from last year. Off-farm barley stocks totaled 7.44 million bushels, up 8 percent from last year.

All wheat stocks in Colorado on June 1, 2018 were 28.59 million bushels, down 18 percent from June 1, 2017. All wheat stocks stored on farms amounted to 3.30 million bushels, down 43 percent from a year ago. All wheat stored off farms amounted to 25.29 million bushels, down 13 percent from a year ago. Other Colorado grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

MONTANA

Off-farm corn stocks in Montana on June 1, 2018 were 44,000 bushels, down 30 percent from June 1, 2017, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. All oat stocks in Montana were estimated at 329,000 bushels, down 19 percent from last year. Oats stored on-farm were down 21 percent from last year to 300,000 bushels. Off-farm oat stocks were 29,000 bushels, up 21 percent from a year ago. Montana barley stocks in all positions on June 1, 2018 were 15.43 million bushels, down 17 percent from a year ago. Barley stored on farms totaled 5.70 million bushels, down 20 percent from last year. Off-farm barley stocks were down 15 percent from a year ago to 9.73 million bushels.

All wheat stocks in Montana on June 1, 2018 were 46.94 million bushels, down 23 percent from June 1, 2017. All wheat stocks stored on farms amounted to 28.00 million bushels, down 26 percent from a year ago. All wheat stored off farms amounted to 18.94 million bushels, down 18 percent from a year ago. All Durum wheat stocks on June 1, 2018 were 6.17 million bushels, down 23 percent from last year. Other Montana grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

NEW MEXICO

Off-farm sorghum stocks in New Mexico on June 1, 2018 were 473,000 bushels, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Other New Mexico grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

UTAH

Off-farm corn stocks in Utah on June 1, 2018 were 254,000 bushels, up 20 percent from June 1, 2017, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm oats stocks in Utah on June 1, 2018 were 15,000 bushels, down 6 percent from June 1, 2017. Offfarm all wheat stocks in Utah on June 1, 2018 were 3.35 million bushels, down 13 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 June 1, 2018 were 414,000 bushels, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm barley stocks in Wyoming on June 1, 2018 were 4.31 million bushels, up 11 percent from last year. Off-farm all wheat stocks in Wyoming on June 1, 2018 were 411,000 bushels, up 23 percent from last year. Other Wyoming grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

UNITED STATES

Corn stocks in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 5.31 billion bushels, up 1 percent from June 1, 2017. Of the total stocks, 2.75 billion bushels are stored on farms, down 3 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 2.56 billion bushels, are up 7 percent from a year ago. The March - May 2018 indicated disappearance is 3.59 billion bushels, compared with 3.39 billion bushels during the same period last year.

Grain sorghum stored in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 65.3 million bushels, down 23 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 5.22 million bushels, are down 39 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 60.1 million bushels, are down 21 percent from June 1, 2017. The March - May 2018 indicated disappearance from all positions is 74.9 million bushels, down 22 percent from the same period last year.

Old crop oats stored in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 41.0 million bushels, 18 percent below the stocks on June 1, 2017. Of the total stocks on hand, 11.4 million bushels are stored on farms, 16 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 29.6 million bushels, 20 percent below the previous year. Indicated disappearance during March - May 2018 totaled 13.9 million bushels, 8 percent above the same period a year ago.

Old crop barley stocks in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 94.7 million bushels, down 11 percent from June 1, 2017. On-farm stocks are estimated at 26.4 million bushels, 2 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 68.3 million bushels, are 14 percent below June 1, 2017. The March - May 2018 indicated disappearance is 35.3 million bushels, 8 percent below the same period a year earlier. Old crop all wheat stored in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 1.10 billion bushels, down 7 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 130 million bushels, down 32 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 970 million bushels, are down 2 percent from a year ago. The March - May 2018 indicated disappearance is 395 million bushels, down 17 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Old crop Durum wheat stocks in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 35.9 million bushels, down 1 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 15.0 million bushels, are down 19 percent from June 1, 2017. Off-farm stocks totaled 20.9 million bushels, up 17 percent from a year ago. The March - May 2018 indicated disappearance of 13.6 million bushels is down 18 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Soybeans stored in all positions on June 1, 2018 totaled 1.22 billion bushels, up 26 percent from June 1, 2017. On-farm stocks totaled 377 million bushels, up 13 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 845 million bushels, are up 33 percent from a year ago. Indicated disappearance for the March - May 2018 quarter totaled 888 million bushels, up 15 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Pulse crops stored in all positions on June 1, 2018 and the change from June 1, 2017 are: dry edible peas, 4.40 million cwt, up 1 percent; lentils, 1.76 million cwt, up 45 percent; all chickpeas, 880 thousand cwt, up 108 percent; small chickpeas, 268 thousand cwt, up 102 percent; and large chickpeas, 612 thousand cwt, up 111 percent. Small chickpeas are defined as peas that will pass through a 20/64 inch round hole screen. Large chickpeas are defined as larger than 20/64 inches.