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

USDA

June 29, 2018

Average of analysts' estimates

Range of analysts' estimates

USDA March 29, 2018

USDA 2017 seedings

Corn

89.128

88.562

87.600-90.436

88.026

90.167

Soybeans

89.557

89.691

89.100-90.700

88.982

90.142

All wheat

47.821

47.102

46.575-47.700

47.339

46.012

Winter wheat

32.732

32.633

31.469-33.100

32.708

32.696

Other spring

13.202

12.431

12.000-13.000

12.627

11.009

Durum

1.887

2.030

1.996-2.119

2.004

2.307

Sorghum

6.040

5.909

5.700-6.200

5.932

5.626

Barley

2.549

2.336

2.200-2.600

2.286

2.481

Oats

2.889

2.760

2.695-2.866

2.716

2.588

US Grain Stocks as of June 1, 2018 (in billion bushels)

USDA

June 1, 2018

Average

Range of expectations

USDA

March 1, 2018

USDA

June 1, 2017

Wheat

1.100

1.091

1.042-1.190

1.494

1.181

Corn

5.306

5.268

5.004-5.500

8.888

5.229

Soybeans

1.222

1.225

1.115-1.305

2.107

0.966