Acreage and Supply of U.S. Corn
In 1,000 acres In 1,000 bushels
Crop Year Planted Harvested Yield Production Beg. Stocks Total Supply
1980                  84,043                   72,961                  91            6,639,396
1981                  84,097                   74,524                109            8,118,650
1982                  81,857                   72,719                113            8,235,101
1983                  60,207                   51,479                  81            4,174,251
1984                  80,517                   71,897                107            7,672,130
1985                  83,398                   75,209                118            8,875,453
1986                  76,580                   68,907                119            8,225,764
1987                  66,200                   59,505                120            7,131,300
1988                  67,717                   58,250                  85            4,928,681
1989                  72,322                   64,783                116            7,531,953
1990                  74,166                   66,952                119            7,934,028
1991                  75,957                   68,822                109            7,474,765
1992                  79,311                   72,077                132            9,476,698
1993                  73,235                   62,933 100.7            6,337,730 2113      8,472,000
1994                  79,175                   72,514 138.6           10,050,520 850    10,910,000
1995                  71,245                   65,210 113.5            7,400,051 1558      8,974,000
1996                  79,229                   72,644 127.1            9,232,557 426      9,672,000
1997                  79,537                   72,671 126.7            9,206,832 883    10,099,000
1998                  80,165                   72,589 134.4            9,758,685 1308    11,088,000
1999                  77,386                   70,487 133.8            9,430,612 1787    11,239,000
2000                  79,551                   72,440 136.9            9,915,051 1718    11,693,000
2001                  75,752                   68,808 138.2            9,506,840 1899    11,416,000
2002                  79,054                   69,313 130            9,007,659 1596    10,619,000
2003*                  79,066                   71,765 142.2           10,207,141
World Supply and Demand of Course Grains
In Millions of Metric Tons
Crop Year Production Consumption Ending Stocks Stocks / Usage %
1993 799.1 839 179.1 21.4
1994 870.8 859.2 190.7 22.2
1995 802.4 841.5 151.6 18
1996 908.4 874.7 185.3 21.2
1997 883 872.2 196.1 22.5
1998 889.7 870.1 215.7 24.8
1999 876.4 882.2 209.9 23.8
2000 859.8 880.4 189.3 21.5
2001 889 900.6 177.7 19.7
2002* 861.6 889 150.2 16.9
*estimates
Major Producers of Corn or Maize (In Thousands of Metric Tons)
Crop Year Argentina Brazil China Mexico U.S. World
1993                  10,000                   32,934          102,700                 19,141       160,986         476,214
1994                  11,360                   37,440            99,280                 17,005       255,295         560,288
1995                  11,100                   32,480          112,000                 17,780       187,970         517,352
1996                  15,500                   35,700          127,470                 18,922       234,518         592,172
1997                  19,360                   30,100          104,309                 16,934       233,864         575,363
1998                  13,500                   32,393          132,954                 17,788       247,882         605,631
1999                  17,200                   31,641          128,086                 19,240       239,549         606,756
2000                  15,400                   41,536          106,000                 17,920       251,854         586,068
2001                  14,400                   35,536          114,088                 20,400       241,485         592,873
2002*                  14,500                   36,000          125,000                 19,000       228,805         614,704
*estimates