- Apr 8 - Japan seeks 120,000 tons of feed wheat and 200,000 tons of feed barley via SBS tender for July shipment

- USDA reported US barley stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 118 million bushels, down 3% from March 1, 2014. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance totaled 38.2 million bushels, 20% below the same period a year earlier

- USDA said US barley planted area for 2015 is estimated at 3.258 million acres (MA), up 10% from 2014 and above average trade estimate of 3.197 MA (range 3-3.55 MA)

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 1.5 MH of spring grains through April 1, or 60% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.2 MH a year ago, incl. 1.1 MH of barley vs. 1.7 MH a year ago

- USDA reported US sorghum stored in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 119 million bushels, down 33% from a year ago. The December 2014 - February 2015 indicated disappearance from all positions is 104 million bushels, up 87% from the same period last year

- USDA said US sorghum planted area for 2015 is estimated at 7.9 MA, up 11% from 2014 but below average trade estimate of 8.129 MA (range 7.56-8.80 MA)