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Agriculture

Illinois grain stocks

Corn stocks in all positions on March 1 totaled 1.22 billion bushels, up 55 percent from March 1, 2013. On-farm stocks totaled 550 million bushels, while off-farm stocks totaled 668 million bushels. The period December 2013 to February 2014 indicated disappearance is 504 million bushels, up 52 percent from the same period last year.

Soybean stocks in all positions on March 1 totaled 152 million bushels, up 10 percent from March 1, 2013. On-farm stocks totaled 61.0 million bushels, while off-farm stocks totaled 91.5 million bushels. The period of December 2013 to February 2014 indicated disappearance is 214 million bushels, up 28 percent from the same period last year.

All wheat stocks in all positions on March 1 totaled 27.5 million bushels, down 22 percent from March 1, 2013. On-farm stocks totaled 1.10 million bushels, while off-farm stocks totaled 26.4 million bushels. The period of December 2013 to February 2014 indicated disappearance is 8.60 million bushels, down 54 percent from the same period last year.

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