Feed Grain Outlook

  • April 16, 2019 – The planting pace of the 2019 corn crop is below average, three percent planted versus six percent average. Still too early to know how serious planting delays may be compared to normal.
  • April 9, 2019 – Corn futures prices held today despite a bearish supply and demand update. Both U.S. and global corn ending stocks were higher in the April WASDE.
  • March 29, 2019 – Today’s Planting Intentions and Grain Stocks reports both contained numbers that were higher for corn than the trade had anticipated: 1.6 million more corn acres and 269 million more bushels in storage.
  • March 22, 2019 – Global corn crop conditions are mostly favorable though drought early reduced planted area in South Africa. The flood outlook for the western Corn Belt this spring adds to uncertainty over US corn acres in 2019.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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