Feed Grain Outlook

  • March 27, 2020 – Livestock/poultry and export numbers from USDA this week were supportive of corn and feed grain use estimates: export sales of corn were the highest of the marketing year; broiler chick placements and hog and pig inventories are at the highest levels of the data series.
  • March 19, 2020 – In today’s newsletter, updates on the spread of Covid-19 and the latest supply and demand updates from USDA.
  • February 28, 2020 – Coronavirus fears continue to roil the markets. However, grain use reports this week added support for 2019/2020 marketing year projections for feed use and exports.
  • February 21, 2020 – The Grain and Oilseeds Outlook presented at the 2020 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum shows corn production and supplies in 2020 at all-time highs. Total supply is up 1.4 billion bushels over last year; use is up 670 million bushels; ending stocks up 745 million bushels.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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