All-wheat production is down one percent from July and 25 percent below last year.Winter wheat production is raised one percent, while the spring wheat forecast is cut five percent from July, to 402 million bushels.The yield is down two bushels per acre, to 38.3 bushels per acre.USDA did not change spring wheat harvested acres from last month.
USDA made no changes in corn and soybean harvested acres from last month.
USDA’s durum crop forecast is down 12 percent from July and 51 percent from last year.
USDA Ending Stocks — USDA cut wheat and corn ending stocks less than expected, and increased soybean ending stocks in this month’s Supply/Demand report.
Far too many seniors who are eligible for food stamps do not receive them, and some of the program’s rules are tilted against seniors.
Fortunately, proposals under consideration in the Farm Bill offer an excellent opportunity to improve food stamps’ ability to fight hunger and food insecurity among seniors.