Corn Stocks: East vs. West
Alan Brugler DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Oct 1, 2015 10:33 AM CDT

The USDA Grain Stocks report Wednesday showed Sept. 1 corn stocks of 1.731 billion bushels, up from 1.236 billion bushels last year and 821 million bushels in September 2013. The stocks figure was below the average trade estimate for the third time in the past nine years but still showed a big year-over-year build. Those stocks builds are inversely related to the cash average price and also tend to discourage speculative participation on the buy side of the market.

The September report continues to be the most difficult quarterly report to forecast. The uncertainties about feed and residual use and ...

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