Portland, OR Daily Grain Report

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Portland, OR    Tue Aug 20, 2013    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 August 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 August delivery.  Bids
for corn are for 30 day delivery.

   September wheat futures trended mixed, from one cent lower to 1.75
cents per bushel higher compared to Monday’s closes, with the decline in
Minneapolis and the most advance in Kansas City.  Kansas City December
wheat futures trended 0.50 of a cent per bushel higher compared to
Monday’s closes, and Minneapolis December wheat futures trended one cent
per bushel higher compared to Monday’s closes.

   Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for August delivery in unit trains or
barges trended mixed, from 4.25 cents lower to 0.75 of a cent per bushel
higher than Monday’s noon bids for August delivery.

   Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat were not
fully established in early trading but bids for August delivery were
indicated as 0.75 of a cent to 1.75 cents per bushel higher than Monday’s
noon bids for August delivery.  Bids were supported by the higher Kansas
City September and December wheat futures.  Some exporters are bidding
over the Kansas City December wheat futures.

   Bids for 14 percent protein non-guaranteed US 1 Dark Northern Spring
Wheat for August delivery were not fully established in early trading but
bids were indicated as mixed, from one cent lower to four cents per
bushel higher compared to Monday’s noon bids for the same delivery
period.  Bids were pressured by the lower Minneapolis September wheat
futures, however a higher basis bid by some exporters and the higher
Minneapolis December wheat futures offered some support.

   Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn delivered to Portland in single rail cars
for domestic use trended 6.25 cents per cwt lower than Monday’s
noon bids.  Corn bids truck delivered to the Yakima Valley trended 6.25
to 21.25 cents per cwt lower than Monday’s noon bids.  The lower Chicago
September corn futures and a lower basis bid by some exporters pressured
cash bids.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel
US 1 Soft White Wheat - delivered by Unit Trains and Barges *
    Aug NC            mostly 7.3325, ranging   7.2725-7.3725
    Sep                                        7.3225-7.4225
    Oct                                        7.3425-7.4425
    Nov                                        7.3425-7.4425
    Dec                                        7.3425-7.4425
US 1 White Club Wheat - delivered by Unit Trains and Barges *
    Aug NC            mostly 7.3975, ranging   7.3500-7.4725
  *Not fully established.
US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat - (Exporter bids-falling numbers of 300 or
better) *
  Ordinary protein                             8.0300-8.1100
  10 pct protein                               8.0300-8.1100
  11 pct protein                               8.1100-8.1800
  11.5 pct protein
    Aug NC                                     8.1500-8.2300
  12 pct protein                               8.1700-8.2300
  13 pct protein                               8.1800-8.2900
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                               8.2925-8.4025
  14 pct protein
    Aug NC                                     8.4925-8.5925
  15 pct protein                               8.4925-8.5925
  16 pct protein                               8.4925-8.5925
US 2 Yellow Corn in dollars per CWT
  Domestic-single rail cars
  Delivered full coast-BN                      NA
  Delivered to Portland                        13.1375-13.1750
  Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly         NA
  Rail del to Yakima Valley                    NA
  Truck del to Yakima Valley                   13.1250-13.4000

US 2 Heavy White Oats in dollars per CWT **    12.7500
 ** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge              Jul 2013
  Averages in Dollars per bushel

  US 1 Soft White by Unit Trains and Barges    7.2300
  US 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein)      7.9600
  US 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein)         8.0800
  US 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein)      8.5900

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

9:08  P nd

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