US Grain stocks as of March 1, 2018 (in billion bushels):

USDA

March 1, 2018

Average

Range

USDA

Dec 1, 2017

USDA

March 1, 2017

Wheat

1.494

1.498

1.450-1.640

1.873

1.659

Corn

8.888

8.703

8.550-8.881

12.567

8.622

Soybeans

2.107

2.030

1.810-2.110

3.161

1.739

US plantings of major crops for 2018 harvest (in millions of acres):

USDA

2018

Average

Range

USDA

2017

USDA

2016

Soybeans

88.982

91.056

89.900-92.600

90.142

83.433

Corn

88.026

89.420

87.550-91.000

90.167

94.004

All Wheat

47.339

46.297

43.900-47.200

46.012

50.119

All Winter Wheat

32.708

32.516

31.500-32.700

32.696

36.152

Other Spring Wheat

12.627

11.500

10.900-11.924

11.009

11.555

Durum

2.004

2.384

2.200-2.500

2.307

2.412

Barley

2.286

2.651

2.450-2.910

2.481

3.059

Oats

2.716

2.759

2.525-3.300

2.588

2.829

Sorghum

5.932

5.935

5.500-6.300

5.626

6.690

Cotton

13.469

13.292

13.00-13.60

12.612

10.073

Rice

2.690

2.757

2.500-3.020

2.463

3.150