Making sense of grain and oilseed stock-to-use ratios
J.P. Gervais, FCC Vice President and Chief Agricultural Economist explains how stock-to-use ratios can help you predict future prices and create a solid marketing plan.
- Stock-to-use ratios show the balance between supply and demand for a given commodity
- Higher stock-to-use ratios mean more supply is available while lower ratios suggest a tighter supply situation
- Stock-to-use ratios have significant market impact and should be considered when creating marketing plans