USDA Weekly Grains Inspected For Export Report (May 17): Corn Drives Increase in Total Inspections

Amounts of grains inspected for export rebounded for the week ending May 13, with corn in particular going up in a big way.

Today's Grains Inspected and/or Weighed for Export report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows corn inspections increasing by 175,944 metric tons (more than +10%) to 1,892,243 metric tons over the previous week.

Wheat and soybean inspections also rose — by nearly 17% and more than 26%, respectively — to 658,509 and 308,818 metric tons.

Total grain inspections, in turn, increased by 10% over the week before to 2.9 million metric tons.

For the full USDA report for May 17, click here.

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