Portland Export Grain Market Summary



PORTLAND - Jun 11/10 - SNS -- The USDA has released its latest daily summary of export trade and bid activity for shipment through Portland, Oregon. The report foscusses on wheat, barley, corn and oats.

Portland Daily Grain Report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m.;   Subject to change
   Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Oregon during June by rail
or barge, 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 and barley bids are for full June
delivery.  Bids for corn are for 30 day delivery.
   July wheat futures in midday trading were 2-3/4 to 6-1/2 cents per
bushel lower compared to Thursday’s closes.
   Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for June delivery were not fully
established in early trading but were indicated as steady to five cents
per bushel lower compared to Thursday’s noon bids in a limited test.
   Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for June
delivery were not available in early trading.
   Bids for 14 percent protein non-guaranteed US 1 Dark Northern Spring
Wheat for June delivery were also not fully established in early trading,
but were indicated as generally two cents per bushel lower compared to
Thursday’s noon bids, pressured by the lower Minneapolis July wheat
futures.
   Bids for US 2 barley for June delivery were not well tested.
   Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn trended 3-3/4 to five cents per cwt higher
in early trading.  Higher Chicago July corn futures supported bids.
All wheat bids in dollars per bushel
US 1 Soft White Wheat - Any protein - Rail/Barge delivered *
      Jun                                        $ 4.45
      Jul                                        $ 4.45
      Aug NC                                     $ 4.45
      Sep                                        $ 4.45 -4.50
      Oct                                        $ 4.50 -4.55
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US 1 Soft White Wheat & White Club Wheat - ***MAXIMUM 10.5% protein***
  Exporters are no longer bidding a premium for maximum 10.5% protein.
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US 1 White Club Wheat - Any protein - Rail/Barge delivered *
      Jun                mostly $5.20 , ranging  $ 4.45 -7.45
 * Not fully established.
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US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat - (Exporter bids-falling numbers of 300 or
better) *
   Ordinary protein                                NA
   10 pct protein                                  NA
   11 pct protein                                  NA
   11.5 pct protein
      Jun                                          NA
      Aug 1-10                                   $ 4.76 -4.89
      Aug 11-20                                  $ 4.78 -4.92
      Aug 21-31                                  $ 4.82 -4.92
   12 pct protein                                  NA
   13 pct protein                                  NA
   13 pct protein-                                 NA
      Milling Quality Montana Origin
 * Not fully established.
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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) *
   12 pct protein                                  NA
   13 pct protein                                  NA
   14 pct protein
      Jun                                        $ 6.08 -6.18
   Aug 1-10                                      $ 5.90 -6.16
      Aug 11-20                                  $ 5.80 -6.10
   Aug 21-31                                     $ 5.75 -6.08
   15 pct protein                                $ 7.08 -7.18
   16 pct protein                                $ 8.08 -8.18
 * Not fully established.
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US 2 Barley in    dollars per CWT
 Unit trains & Barges-export (45 lbs.) *        NA
 Merchandiser Bids-Single rail cars-domestic (48 lbs. or better)
   Delivered to Portland                        NA
   Delivered to inland feeding areas            NA
   FOB inland Country Elevators                 NA
 * Not fully established.
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US 2 Yellow Corn in dollars per CWT
  Domestic-single rail cars
  Delivered full coast-BN                       NA
  Delivered to Portland                        $8.0500
  Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly          NA
  Rail del to Yakima Valley                     NA
  Truck del to Yakima Valley                   $7.8375  -8.4000
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US 2 Heavy White Oats in dollars per CWT**      NA
 ** Not well tested.
Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge     May 2010
  Averages in Dollars per bushel
  No. 1 Soft White                             $4.76
  No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein)     $4.76
  No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein)        $5.30
  No. 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein)     $6.55
  No. 2 Barley                                  NA
Source:           USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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