Wisconsin Has Large Amount of Corn, Soybeans in Storage

October 3rd, 2017


Category: Grains, Organic

(Wisconsin Ag Connection) –  Wisconsin corn stocks in all positions on September 1 totaled 112 million bushels.

The latest USDA numbers indicate that this is 55 percent above a year ago and is the fifth largest amount fall stored corn ever. Of the total stocks, 50 percent were stored in on-farm storage facilities.

Soybeans in storage totaled 9.04 million bushels in Wisconsin, 58 percent more than the same period a year earlier.

This is the third highest amount of beans in storage since records began. About 25 percent of those soybeans were stored on-farms.

And oat stocks were about 8.20 million bushels, 22 percent less than the 10.5 million bushels on hand in September 2016. Of the total stocks, 32 percent were stored on-farm.

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