Kansas grain production, stocks

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Winter wheat production is estimated at 364 million bushels, up 29 percent from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The area harvested for grain totaled 7 million acres, up 12 percent from 2020. Planted acreage totaled 7.3 million acres, up 11 percent from a year earlier. The yield is 52 bushels per acre, up 7 bushels from 2020.

Oat production is estimated at 1 million bushels, up 20 percent from 2020. Area harvested for grain, at 20,000 acres, is up 25 percent from last year. Planted acreage totaled 115,000 acres, down 18 percent from a year earlier. Yield is 50 bushels per acre, down 2 bushels per acre from last year.

Barley production is estimated at 264,000 bushels, down 14 percent from a year ago. Area harvested for grain is 4,000 acres, down 33 percent from 2020. Planted acreage totaled 14,000 acres, down 13 percent from last year. Average yield, at a record high 66 bushels per acre, is up 15 bushels from 2020.

SEPTEMBER GRAIN STOCKS

Kansas corn stocks in all positions on Sept. 1 totaled 59.1 million bushels, down 38 percent from 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 10.5 million bushels are stored on farms, down 40 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 48.6 million bushels, are down 37 percent from last year.

Wheat stored in all positions totaled 406 million bushels, down 5 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks of 26.5 million bushels are down 17 percent from 2020 and off-farm stocks of 379 million bushels are down 4 percent from last year.

Sorghum stored in all positions totaled 8.06 million bushels, down 47 percent from 2020. On-farm stocks of 340,000 bushels are down 85 percent from a year ago and off-farm stocks of 7.72 million bushels are down 41 percent from last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions totaled 8.92 million bushels, down 63 percent from last year. On-farm stocks of 1.7 million bushels are down 60 percent from a year ago and off-farm stocks, at 7.22 million bushels, are down 64 percent from 2020.

Oat stocks stored in off-farm positions totaled 609,000 bushels, up 71 percent from a year ago.

 

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