Sunflower Residuals Drop 26%



WASHINGTON - Sep 30/19 - SNS -- Old crop sunflower stocks in all positions on September 1 totaled 286 million pounds, down 26% from a year ago, according to the USDA's stocks in all positions report.

All stocks stored on farms totaled 65.7 million pounds and off-farm stocks totaled 220 million pounds.

Stocks of oil type sunflower seed are 216 million pounds; of this total, 60.8 million pounds are on-farm stocks and 155 million pounds are off-farm stocks.

Non-oil sunflower stocks totaled 70.4 million pounds, with 4.92 million pounds stored on the farm and 65.4 million pounds stored off the farm.

Sunflower Stocks by Position and Type - States and United States:
September 1, 2018 and 2019
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                :               2018               :               2019
  Varietal type :---------------------------------------------------------------------
    and State   :    On     :   Off    : Total all :    On     :   Off    : Total all
                :   farms   : farms 1/ : positions :   farms   : farms 1/ : positions
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                :                            1,000 pounds
                :
Oil             :
North Dakota ...:  21,000     101,441     122,441     23,000      77,402     100,402
                :
Other States ...:  60,600      95,875     156,475     37,800      77,319     115,119
                :
United States ..:  81,600     197,316     278,916     60,800     154,721     215,521
                :
Non-oil         :
North Dakota ...:   1,700      52,592      54,292      2,500      42,391      44,891
                :
Other States ...:   7,300      45,520      52,820      2,420      23,050      25,470
                :
United States ..:   9,000      98,112     107,112      4,920      65,441      70,361
                :
All             :
North Dakota ...:  22,700     154,033     176,733     25,500     119,793     145,293
                :
Other States ...:  67,900     141,395     209,295     40,220     100,369     140,589
                :
United States ..:  90,600     295,428     386,028     65,720     220,162     285,882
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1/ Includes stocks at mills, elevators, warehouses, terminals, and processors.
Sunflower Stocks by Position and Type - States and United States: March 1, 2019
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  Varietal type  :          On          :         Off          :      Total all
    and State    :        farms         :       farms 1/       :      positions
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                 :                            1,000 Pounds
                 :
Oil              :
North Dakota ....:       125,000                226,898                351,898
                 :
Other States ....:       168,250                160,106                328,356
                 :
United States ...:       293,250                387,004                680,254
                 :
Non-oil          :
North Dakota ....:        35,000                 46,429                 81,429
                 :
Other States ....:        15,010                 54,964                 69,974
                 :
United States ...:        50,010                101,393                151,403
                 :
All              :
North Dakota ....:       160,000                273,327                433,327
                 :
Other States ....:       183,260                215,070                398,330
                 :
United States ...:       343,260                488,397                831,657
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1/ Includes stocks at mills, elevators, warehouses, terminals, and processors.