USDA's latest Rice and Grain Stocks Report for Louisiana was released Thursday. Louisiana rough rice stocks in all positions on June 1, 2016, totaled 4.32 million hundredweight (cwt), up 3 percent compared to June 1, 2015. Stocks held on farms totaled 980 thousand cwt, compared to 1.4 million cwt last year. Off-farm stocks totaled 3.34 million cwt, up 19 percent from last year.
Louisiana corn stocks at off-farm grain storage facilities on June 1, 2016, totaled 15.8 million bushels, up 42 percent from June 1, 2015. Soybeans at off-farm storage facilities totaled 9.28 million bushels, compared to 2.29 million bushels last year.