Durum Inventories Rise 3%



WASHINGTON - Sep 30/19 - SNS -- Durum wheat stocks in all positions on September 1 totaled 92.9 million bushels, up 3% from a year ago, according to the USDA's stocks in all positions report.

On-farm stocks, at 54.1 million bushels, are up 4% from September 1, 2018. Off-farm stocks totaled 38.8 million bushels, up 2% from a year ago.

The June - August 2019 indicated disappearance of 19.8 million bushels is down 14% from the same period a year earlier.

Durum Wheat Stocks by Position - States and United States: September 1, 2018 and 2019
[Included in All wheat]
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                 :               2018                :               2019
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      State      :    On     :    Off    : Total all :    On     :    Off    : Total all
                 :   farms   : farms 1/  : positions :   farms   : farms 1/  : positions
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                 :                             1,000 bushels
                 :
Montana .........:     (D)         (D)      22,865      22,000       2,894      24,894
North Dakota ....:     (D)         (D)      38,245      31,000       7,289      38,289
                 :
Other States ....:  51,800      38,260      28,950       1,100      28,654      29,754
                 :
United States ...:  51,800      38,260      90,060      54,100      38,837      92,937
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(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
1/  Includes stocks at mills, elevators, warehouses, terminals, and processors.
Durum Wheat Stocks by Position - States and United States: June 1, 2019
[Included in All wheat]
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                 :          On          :         Off          :      Total all
      State      :        farms         :       farms 1/       :      positions
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                 :                           1,000 bushels
                 :
Montana .........:           (D)                    (D)                 12,241
North Dakota ....:           (D)                    (D)                 22,095
                 :
Other States ....:        26,050                 28,920                 20,634
                 :
United States ...:        26,050                 28,920                 54,970
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(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
1/  Includes stocks at mills, elevators, warehouses, terminals, and processors.