U.S. grain inspections for export were down across the board for the week ending April 8.
Today's Grains Inspected and/or Weighed for Export report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows corn and wheat inspections fell by 27% and 28%, respectively, to 1.6 million metric tons and 458,432 metric tons, after coming on strong the week before.
Declines of 575,729 metric tons for corn and 177,055 metric tons for wheat lowered total inspections by one-fourth, to 2.57 million metric tons from 3.42 million the previous week.
Soybean and sorghum inspections also decreased by 15% and 17%, respectively, to 327,799 and 199,125 metric tons.
For the full USDA report for April 12, click here.