Making sense of grain and oilseed stock-to-use ratios

  • 3.5 min watch

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