Portland, OR Daily Grain Report

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Portland, OR    Wed Nov 14, 2012    USDA Market News

Portland Daily Grain Report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; Subject to change

   Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Oregon during November by unit
trains and barges, in dollars per bushel, except oats, corn and barley,
in dollars per cwt.  Bids for soft white wheat are for delivery periods
as specified.  All other wheat bids are for full November delivery.
Bids for corn are for 30 day delivery.

   December wheat futures trended mixed, from 0.25 of a cent lower to
3.75 cents per bushel higher than Tuesday’s closes.  March Minneapolis
wheat futures were three cents per bushel higher than Tuesday’s closes,
and March Kansas City wheat futures were steady compared to Tuesday’s

   Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for November delivery in unit trains
or barges were not well tested in early trading, and had no recent price
comparison available as Tuesday’s bids were not available.  Some
exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

   Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for November
delivery were not fully established in early trading, but were indicated
as 1.75 to 3.75 cents per bushel higher than Tuesday’s noon bids for
November delivery.  Higher Kansas City December wheat futures supported

   Bids for 14 percent protein non-guaranteed US 1 Dark Northern Spring
Wheat for November delivery were not fully established in early trading,
but bids were indicated as 3.50 to 7.50 cents per bushel higher compared
to Tuesday’s noon bids for November delivery.  Higher Minneapolis
December and March wheat futures supported cash bids.

   Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn delivered to Portland in single rail cars
for domestic use trended 3.75 cents per cwt higher compared to Tuesday’s
noon bids.  Corn bids truck delivered to the Yakima Valley also trended
3.75 cents per cwt higher compared to Tuesday’s noon bids.  Higher
Chicago December corn futures supported cash corn bids.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel
US 1 Soft White Wheat - delivered by Unit Trains and Barges *
    Nov                                        8.6575
    Dec                                        8.6575-8.7075
    Jan                                        8.7500-8.9500
    Feb                                        8.7500-8.9500
    Mar                                        8.8000-8.9500
US 1 White Club Wheat - delivered by Unit Trains and Barges *
    Nov                                        8.6575
  *Not fully established.
US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat - (Exporter bids-falling numbers of 300 or
better) *
  Ordinary protein                             9.4650-9.5150
  10 pct protein                               9.4650-9.5150
  11 pct protein                               9.6450-9.7150
  11.5 pct protein
    Nov                                        9.7150-9.8150
  12 pct protein                               9.7350-9.8650
  13 pct protein                               9.7750-9.9650
US 1 Dark Northern Spring Wheat (with a minimum of 300 falling numbers, a maximum
 of 0.5 part per million vomitoxin, and a maximum of one percent total damage) *
  13 pct protein                               9.8975-10.0375
  14 pct protein
    Nov                                        10.0975-10.1975
  15 pct protein                               10.0975-10.1975
  16 pct protein                               10.0975-10.1975
US 2 Yellow Corn in dollars per CWT
  Domestic-single rail cars
  Delivered full coast-BN                      NA
  Delivered to Portland                        15.0125-15.0500
  Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly         NA
  Rail del to Yakima Valley                    NA
  Truck del to Yakima Valley                   14.5125-14.8000

US 2 Heavy White Oats in dollars per CWT **    13.2500
 ** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge              Oct 2012
  Averages in Dollars per bushel

  US 1 Soft White by Unit Trains and Barges    8.7500
  US 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein)      9.3900
  US 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein)         9.6600
  US 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein)      10.1700

Source:     USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR
            Niki Davila 503-326-2237  Portland.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
            24 Hour Market Report  503-326-2022

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