Feed Grain Outlook

  • November 20, 2017 – The U.S. corn harvest is 90 percent complete according to the Crop Progress report for November 20. Feed use estimates continue to be supported by strong livestock and poultry numbers. The November Cattle on Feed report put inventories up 6 percent compared to a year ago.
  • November 10, 2017 – November crop production estimates put the U.S. corn yield at a record 175.4 bushels. In addition to this production increase, feed use was up and exports are strong
  • November 3, 2017 – Corn harvest passed the halfway point, but with delays, about 2 billion bushels more than normal were still in the field as of last Monday.
  • October 27, 2017 – Crop Progress report shows harvest behind normal but improvement in condition ratings.  Grain Use section looks at exports:grain, fuel, ddgs.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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