Feed Grain Outlook

  • September 18, 2017 – US corn crop condition index unchanged again this week in the Crop Progress report. Exports are strong to start the new marketing year.
  • September 12, 2017 – USDA raised the US corn yield estimate to 169.9 bushels in the Sep WASDE. Production was up, use was down, ending stocks increased slightly.
  • September 9, 2017 – Ethanol production in the 1st week of the new corn crop marketing year the 2nd highest on record. Yield update in WASDE 9/12.
  • September 1, 2017 – The U.S. corn crop condition index held just above the long-term average this week. Next yield estimate from USDA in the September WASDE. Let me know if you have any questions.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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