EAST LANSING, Mich. — On Sept. 1, 2022, Michigan corn stocks totaled 39.1 million bushels, 62 percent higher than a year earlier, according to Marlo D. Johnson, Director, USDA NASS, Great Lakes Regional Office. About 46 percent of the corn was stored on farms. The fourth quarter disappearance was 72.8 million bushels, compared with 56.7 million bushels a year earlier. The carryover stocks were about 11 percent of supply.
Soybean stocks on September 1, 2022, were 6.45 million bushels. That was 12 percent lower than stocks a year earlier. Farm stocks of soybeans were 1.40 million bushels. The fourth quarter indicated disappearance was 19.2 million bushels compared with 14.0 million bushels a year ago. The carryover stocks were about 6 percent of supply.
Wheat stocks on September 1, 2022, were 36.7 million bushels, 15 percent below a year ago. First quarter indicated disappearance was 12.7 million bushels, compared with 16.1 million bushels last year.
Nationally, old crop corn stored in all positions on September 1, 2022, totaled 1.38 billion bushels, up 12 percent from September 1, 2021. Of the total stocks, 510 million bushels were stored on farms, up 29 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, 867 million bushels, were up 3 percent from a year ago. The June – August 2022 indicated disappearance was 2.97 billion bushels, compared with 2.88 billion bushels during the same period last year.
Old crop soybeans stored in all positions on September 1, 2022, totaled 274 million bushels, up 7 percent from September 1, 2021. Soybeans stocks on farms totaled 62.9 million bushels, down 8 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, 211 million bushels, were up 12 percent from last September. Indicated disappearance for June – August 2022 totaled 698 million bushels, up 36 percent from the same period a year earlier.
All wheat stored in all positions on September 1, 2022, totaled 1.78 billion bushels, up less than 1 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks were estimated at 591 million bushels, up 41 percent from last September. Off-farm stocks, 1.18 billion bushels, were down 13 percent from a year ago. The June – August 2022 indicated disappearance was 543 million bushels, 24 percent below the same period a year earlier.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service