Barley exports in lineThis article was originally published in Foodnews
US exports of barley, corn and sorghum are tracking close to 2009/2010 export levels despite increases in grain prices, according to the US Grain Council. For barley, accumulated exports plus outstanding sales total 100 700 tonnes, a 6% increase over last year. The corn tally stands at 37.5 million tonnes, down 2%. Sorghum exports plus outstanding sales, at 2.9 million tonnes, are down 5%. In the current August-September marketing year, exports of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) reached 4.37 million tonnes through February, a 25% increase on the previous year.