USDA: Nebraska Corn, Wheat Storage Down Since 2010

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the amount of corn and wheat stored in Nebraska from past crops has dropped significantly.

The USDA said Friday that Nebraska corn stocks fell 44 percent to 119 million bushels as of September 1. Of that total, only about 24 million bushels are being stored on farms, which is the lowest total since 1996.

Wheat stockpiles are down 19 percent to 78.3 million bushels.

The USDA says about 15.4 million soybeans are stored in Nebraska.

That's up 67 percent over last year at the same time.

Nebraska sorghum stockpiles declined 37 percent to 1.8 million bushels.

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