Nebraska Grain and Hay Stocks as of Dec. 1

Nebraska Grain and Hay Stocks as of Dec. 1

Grain storage capacity was up 40.0 million bushels from December 1, 2017.

Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on December 1, 2018 totaled 1.45 billion bushels, down 1% from 2017, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 910 million bushels are stored on farms, unchanged from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 539 million bushels, are down 2% from last year.

Soybeans stored in all positions totaled 298 million bushels, up 13% from last year. Onfarm stocks of 120 million bushels are up 24% from a year ago, while off-farm stocks, at 178 million bushels, are up 7% from 2017.

Wheat stored in all positions totaled 62.1 million bushels, down 6% from a year ago. Onfarm stocks of 3.70 million bushels are down 10% from 2017, and off-farm stocks of 58.4 million bushels are down 6% from last year.

Sorghum stored in all positions totaled 11.7 million bushels, up 20% from last year. Onfarm stocks of 2.80 million bushels are up 65% and off farm holdings of 8.91 million bushels are up 11% from last year.

On-farm oats totaled 410,000 bushels, down 32% from 2017.

Hay stocks on Nebraska farms totaled 4.50 million tons, up 8% from last year.

Grain storage capacity in Nebraska totaled 2.15 billion bushels, up 40.0 million bushels from December 1, 2017. Total grain storage capacity is comprised of 1.20 billion bushels of on-farm storage, up 20.0 million bushels from last year, and 950 million bushels of off-farm storage, up 20.0 million bushels from last year.