US Grain stocks as of March 1, 2017 (in billion bushels):

USDA

March 1, 2017

Average

Range

USDA

Dec 1, 2016

USDA

March 1, 2016

Wheat

1.655

1.627

1.450-1.721

2.073

1.372

Corn

8.616

8.534

8.205-8.900

12.384

7.822

Soybeans

1.735

1.684

1.627-1.885

2.895

1.531

US plantings of major crops for 2017 harvest (in millions of acres):

USDA

March 31

Average

Range

USDA

2017

Outlook Forum

USDA

2016

Corn

89.996

90.969

90.000-92.500

90.000

94.004

Soybeans

89.482

88.214

86.400-89.300

88.000

83.433

All wheat

46.059

46.139

44.200-48.200

46.000

50.154

Winter wheat

32.747

32.554

32.000-34.500

36.137

Other spring

11.308

11.358

9.900-12.200

11.605

Durum

2.004

2.115

1.900-2.500

2.412

All cotton

12.233

11.409

10.500-12.300

11.500

10.075

Sorghum

5.757

6.408

5.800-7.100

6.690

Barley

2.548

2.954

2.600-3.100

3.052

Oats

2.699

2.854

2.500-3.015

2.828

Rice

2.626

2.843

2.400-3.200

2.600

3.150