A KSU “quick analysis” worksheet of the key grain marketing-related information found in the March 31st USDA U.S. Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Grain Stocks Reports can be found on the Kansas State University AgManager.info website (http://www.agmanager.info/).
The specific web address for this downloadable MS Excel Spreadsheet is found here: http://www.agmanager.info/marketing/outlook/newletters/default.asp
The spreadsheet contains a comparison of USDA March 31, 2014 USDA U.S. crop planted acreage, quarterly stocks and implicit Dec-Feb grain usage estimates compared to a) prereport trade estimates, b) the three years of acreage, March 1st Stocks, and Dec-Feb grain usage. Key information is contained on the following:
U.S. Corn being Planted in the Corn Belt in Past Years (Source: http://farmprogress.com/)
Planting Soybeans in Indiana in 2012 (source: https://www.purdue.edu/)