July 6, 2022
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Grain stocks down from a year ago, soybeans higher

South Dakota

All wheat production in 2011, at 104.79 million bushels, is down 15 percent from last year. The all wheat yield of 37.2 bushels is down 8.1 bushels from last year. Harvested acres, at 2.82 million, are up 3 percent from last year. Planted acres, at 2.91 million, are up 3 percent from last year.

Winter wheat production this year, at 66.78 million bushels, is up 5 percent from last year. Yield, at 42.0 bushels per acre, is down 4 bushels from the August forecast and down 7 bushels from 2010. Harvested acres, at 1.59 million, are up 22 percent from last year. Planted acres, at 1.65 million, are up 300,000 acres from last year.

Other spring wheat production, at 37.82 million bushels, is down 36 percent from last year. Yield, at 31.0 bushels per acre, is down 9 bushel from the August forecast and down 11 bushels from last year. Producers harvested 1.22 million acres, down 13 percent from 2010. Planted acres, at 1.25 million, are down 200,000 acres from last year.

Durum wheat production, at 196,000 bushels, is down 65 percent from 2010. Yield, at 28.0 bushels per acre, is down 9 bushels from last year. Planted acres totalled 8,000, with 7,000 acres harvested for grain.

Oat production in 2011, at 4.13 million bushels, is down 45 percent from last year’s production. Yield, at 59.0 bushels per acre, is down 13 bushes from the August forecast, as well as last year. Harvested acres, at 70,000, are down 35,000 acres from 2010. Planted acres, at 120,000, are down 70,000 acres from last year.

Barley production totalled 528,000 bushels, up 20 percent from last year. Yield, at 33.0 bushels per acre, is down 7 bushels from last year. Harvested acres, at 16,000, are up 5,000 acres from 2010. Planted acres, at 25,000, are down 10,000 acres from last year.

 

STOCKS

South Dakota stocks of wheat, corn, sorghum, oats, and barley on September 1, 2011, were down from last year, but soybeans were up from a year ago, according to the South Dakota Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

All wheat stocks, at 95.4 million bushels, were down 19 percent from last year. On-farm stocks totaled 58.0 million bushels, down 16 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 37.4 million, were down 23 percent from a year ago.

Corn stocks totaled 65.2 million bushels on September 1, down 33 percent from last year. On-farm stocks contributed 27.0 million bushels, down 43 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 38.2 million bushels, were down 24 percent from last year.

Soybean stocks in South Dakota totaled 13.1 million bushels, up 12 percent from last year. On-farm stocks represented 6.3 million bushels, up from 3.6 million bushels a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 6.8 million bushels, up from 2.6 million bushels last year.

Oat stocks on September 1, at 3.7 million bushels, were down 55 percent from last year. On-farm stocks were 2.7 million bushels, down 55 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks totaled 1.0 million, down 54 percent from last year.

Barley on-farm stocks totaled 350,000 bushels, down 48 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks are not published.

Sorghum off-farm stocks, at 103,000 bushels, were down from 177,000 bushels last year. On-farm stocks are not published.

 

North Dakota

All wheat production is estimated at 206 million bushels, down 43 percent from 2010. The area harvested for grain totals 6.60 million acres, down 1.8 million acres from last year. The average yield is 31.2 bushels per acre, down 11.8 bushels from last year.

Spring wheat production for 2011 is estimated at 173 million bushels, down 24 percent from the August 1 forecast and 38 percent below last year, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office. The 2011 area harvested for grain, at 5.50 million acres, is down 13 percent from 2010. The yield of 31.5 bushels per acre is 8.5 bushels below the August forecast and 12.5 bushels below last year.

Durum wheat production is estimated at 18.7 million bushels, down 26 percent from August and 72 percent below 2010. Harvested acres, at 720,000, are down 60 percent from last year. The yield is 26.0 bushels per acre, down 7 bushels from August and 11.5 bushels below 2010.

Winter wheat production is estimated at 13.9 million bushels, down 21 percent from last year. The area harvested for grain totaled 375,000 acres, up 17 percent from 2010. The yield is 37.0 bushels per acre, down 12.0 bushels from August and 18.0 bushels below 2010.

Barley production is estimated at 16.5 million bushels, down 34 percent from August and down 62 percent from 2010. Area harvested for grain, at 350,000 acres, is down 48 percent from last year. Average yield is 47.0 bushels per acre, down 12.0 bushels from the August forecast and 18.0 bushels below last year.

Oat production is estimated at 4.59 million bushels, up 15,000 bushels from August, but 28 percent below 2010. Area harvested for grain, at 85,000 acres, is down from 105,000 acres last year. Estimated yield is 54.0 bushels per acre, down 7.0 bushels from August and 2010.

 

STOCKS

All wheat stored in all positions in North Dakota as of September 1, 2011 totaled 229 million bushels, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office. This is down 38 percent from last year. All wheat stocks include Durum, spring and winter wheat. On-farm stocks are estimated at 160 million bushels, down 40 percent from the previous year. Off-farm stocks are estimated at 69.5 million bushels, down 34 percent from the same period last year. The June-August 2011 indicated disappearance is estimated at 65.5 million bushels, down 42 percent from the same period in 2010.

Durum wheat stored in all positions totaled 33.4 million bushels, down 45 percent from the previous year. On-farm stocks, totaling 24.0 million, are down 53 percent from September 1, 2010. Off-farm stocks are an estimated 9.44 million bushels, down 1 percent from a year ago. Indicated June-August disappearance for 2011 totaled a record low 8.02 million bushels, which is a 69 percent decrease from the same period in 2010.

Barley stored in all positions totaled 40.3 million bushels, down 39 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 19.5 million bushels compared with 43.0 million last September. Off-farm stocks, totaling 20.8 million, are down 12 percent from September 1, 2010. Indicated June-August disappearance for the quarter totaled a record low 8.53 million bushels, down 61 percent from the same period last year.

Corn stocks in all positions totaled 19.5 million bushels, down 48 percent from September 1, 2010. On-farm stocks are estimated at 5.60 million bushels, down 65 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, totaling 13.9 million, are down 36 percent from September 1, 2010. Indicated disappearance for the June-August period is a record high 39.1 million bushels, up from 34.9 million bushels for the same period last year.

Soybean stocks in all positions totaled 8.05 million bushels, a 95 percent increase from September 1, 2010. On-farm stocks, estimated at 2.20 million, are up 175 percent from the same period last year. Off-farm stocks, at 5.85 million bushels, are up 76 percent from a year ago. Total disappearance of 12.1 million bushels is up 110 percent from the previous June-August period.

Sunflower stocks in all positions totaled 145 million pounds on September 1, down 38 percent from the same period last year. Oil sunflower stocks in all positions totaled 79.5 million pounds, a decrease of 59 percent from a year ago. Non-oil sunflower stocks in all positions totaled 65.8 million pounds, up 63 percent from September 1, 2010.

 

United States

All wheat production totaled 2.01 billion bushels in 2011, down 9 percent from 2010. Grain area totaled 45.7 million acres, down 4 percent from the previous year. The United States yield is 43.9 bushels per acre, down 2.4 bushels from the previous year’s record high but still ranks as the fifth highest on record.

Spring wheat production for 2011 is estimated at 462 million bushels, down 11 percent from the August forecast and down 25 percent from 2010. The United States yield is 38.3 bushels per acre, down 4.2 bushels from August and 7.8 bushels lower than last year. Yields are below the previous year’s level in all States except Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, where record high yields were achieved in all three States.

Durum wheat production for 2011 is estimated at 51.9 million bushels, down 9 percent from the August forecast and down 51 percent from 2010. The United States yield is 39.3 bushels per acre, down 3.1 bushels from August and down 2.8 bushels from 2010 but still the third highest yield on record, trailing only 2009 and 2010.

Winter wheat production totaled 1.49 billion bushels, down slightly from the August forecast but 1 percent above the previous year. The United States yield is 46.2 bushels per acre, down 0.1 bushel from August and down 0.6 bushel from 2010. Area harvested for grain is estimated at 32.3 million acres, up slightly from August and up 2 percent from the previous year.

Barley production is estimated at 155 million bushels, down 14 percent from 2010, and the lowest since 1936. Average yield per acre, at 69.2 bushels, is down 3.9 bushels from the previous year.

Oat production is estimated at a record low 54.0 million bushels, down 33 percent from 2010. Yield is estimated at 57.5 bushels per acre, down 6.8 bushels from the previous year. Harvested area, at 940 thousand acres, is 26 percent below last year. This is the smallest acreage harvested for grain on record, surpassing the previous record low set in 2010.

 

STOCKS

All wheat stored in all positions on September 1, 2011 totaled 2.15 billion bushels, down 12 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 642 million bushels, down 21 percent from last September. Off-farm stocks, at 1.51 billion bushels, are down 8 percent from a year ago. The June-August 2011 indicated disappearance is 720 million bushels, down 2 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Durum wheat stocks in all positions on September 1, 2011 totaled 65.2 million bushels, down 35 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 36.4 million bushels, are down 49 percent from September 1, 2010. Off-farm stocks totaled 28.8 million bushels, down slightly from a year ago. The June-August 2011 indicated disappearance of 22.1 million bushels is down 45 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Barley stocks in all positions on September 1, 2011 totaled 174 million bushels, down 22 percent from

September 1, 2010. On-farm stocks are estimated at 92.4 million bushels, 26 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 82.0 million bushels, are 17 percent below September 2010. The June-August 2011 indicated disappearance is 70.0 million bushels, 3 percent below the same period a year earlier.

Corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2011 totaled 1.13 billion bushels, down 34 percent from

September 1, 2010. Of the total stocks, 315 million bushels are stored on farms, down 35 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 813 million bushels, are down 33 percent from a year ago. The June-August 2011 indicated disappearance is 2.54 billion bushels, compared with 2.60 billion bushels during the same period last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions on September 1, 2011 totaled 215 million bushels, up 42 percent from September 1, 2010. Soybean stocks stored on farms totaled 48.5 million bushels, up 37 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 166 million bushels, are up 44 percent from last September. Indicated disappearance for June- August 2011 totaled 405 million bushels, down 4 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Sunflower stocks in all positions on September 1, 2011 totaled 259 million pounds, down 34 percent from a year ago. All stocks stored on farms totaled 16.5 million pounds and off-farm stocks totaled 242 million pounds. Stocks of oil type sunflower seed are 135 million pounds; of this total, 8.50 million pounds are on-farm stocks and 126 million pounds are off-farm stocks. Non-oil sunflower stocks totaled 124 million pounds, with 8.01 million pounds stored on the farm and 116 million pounds stored off the farm.

 

Source: USDA NASS ND & SD Field Offices

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