Ohio soybean and wheat stocks up from a year ago

Corn stocks in all positions in Ohio on December 1, 2011 totaled 398.1 million bushels, 1% below the 401.9 million bushels stored on December 1, 2010. On-farm stocks, at 280.0 million bushels increased 4% from the 270.0 million bushels on December 1, 2010. On-farm stocks accounted for 70% of the total stored. Off-farm stocks decreased 11 percent from a year ago to 118.1 million bushels.

Soybean stocks in all positions in Ohio totaled 165.9 million bushels on December 1, 2011 up 19% from the previous December. Off-farm stocks at 70.9 million bushels are 24% above the 57.2 million bushels on hand December 1, 2010 and accounted for 43% of total storage. On-farm stocks at 95 million bushels are up 16% from the 82.0 million bushels stored on farms at the same time last year.

All wheat stored in Ohio as of December 1, 2011 totaled 73.9 million bushels, up 1% from December 2010. Off-farm stocks, at 71.2 million bushels, are down slightly from last year and account for 96% of total stocks. On-farm stocks at 2.7 million bushels are up from the 1.6 million reported on December 1, 2010.

U.S. corn stored in all positions on December 1, 2011 totaled 9.64 billion bushels, down 4% from December 1, 2010. Of the total stocks, 6.18 billion bushels are stored on farms, down 2% from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 3.47 billion bushels, are down 8% from a year ago. The September-November 2011 indicated disappearance is 3.84 billion bushels, compared with 4.10 billion bushels during the same period last year.

U.S. soybeans stored in all positions on December 1, 2011 totaled 2.37 billion bushels, up 4% from December 1, 2010. Soybean stocks stored on farms totaled 1.14 billion bushels, up 4% from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 1.23 billion bushels, are up 3% from last December. Indicated disappearance for September – November 2011 totaled 905 million bushels, down 25 percent from the same period a year earlier.

U.S. all wheat stored in all positions on December 1, 2011 totaled 1.66 billion bushels, down 14% from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 405 million bushels, down 26% from last December.

Off-farm stocks, at 1.25 billion bushels, are down 10% from a year ago. The September – November 2011 indicated disappearance is 490 million bushels, down 5% from the same period a year earlier.

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