A KSU “Quick Analysis of the Numbers” worksheet of the key grain marketing-related information found in the January 12, 2016 USDA Grain Stocks, Winter Wheat Seedings, Crop Production Annual Summary, January Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) 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 presents the results of the USDA’s January 12, 2016 U.S., Foreign, and overall World grain supply-demand and market supply-demand forecasts for the “new crop” 2015/16 marketing year for corn, wheat, soybeans and grain sorghum, with comparisons provided to a) pre-report trade estimates, and b) “old crop” MY 2014/15, and MY 2013/14 estimates by the USDA. Key information is contained on the following:
A. USDA estimates of U.S. Grain Stocks for December 1, 2015 and September-November 2015 grain use for corn, grain sorghum, wheat and soybeans.
B. USDA survey-based estimates of U.S. Winter Wheat Seeded Acres for harvest in 2016, including Hard Red Winter (HRW) Wheat, Soft Red Winter (SRW) Wheat, and White Winter (WW) Wheat.
C. U.S., Brazil, Argentina, China, European Union, Australia, Russia, and Ukraine and Total World crop production, supply-demand, and ending stocks forecasts for 2015-2016 marketing year for corn, coarse grains, wheat and soybeans.
D. Updated U.S. supply-demand & ending stocks projections for the “new crop” 2015/16 marketing year, for major crops & crop categories (including corn, grain sorghum, wheat, and soybeans).
Wildlife in cropland fields in winter (Source: http://wiseacre-gardens.com/wordpress/category/winter/page/11/)
Snow, hay bales, and open fields in the Dakotas in 2009 (Source: http://www.griggsdakota.com/2009_12_20_archive.html)