Weekly Grain Inspections Unchanged, But Year-to-Date Volume Remains Above 2020

For the week ending July 15, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions totaled 1.65 million metric tons (mmt).

Total grain inspections were unchanged from the previous week, down 25% from last year, and down 23% from the three-year average.

From week to week, total wheat inspections increased 15%; corn remained unchanged; and soybeans decreased 28%.

Although inspections during the last four weeks were 23% below last year and 24% below the three-year average, year-to-date grain inspections are up 27%.

Total grain inspections decreased 15% from the previous week in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) and decreased 5% in the Mississippi Gulf.

This article comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's July 22, 2021, Grain Transportation Report.

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