Grains are stated in dollars per bushel or hundredweight (cwt.) except feed grains traded in dollars per ton. National grain report bids are for rail delivery unless truck indicated.

PORTLAND GRAIN

(USDA Market News)

Portland

Nov. 9

CASH SOFT WHITE WHEAT

Pacific Northwest: Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat, delivered by unit trains and barges to Portland during November ended the reporting week on Thursday, Nov. 8, at $8.95-9.1250, mostly $9.0375, $15.00 to $29.00 cents per bushel higher than previous week's bids of $8.80-8.8350, mostly $8.8175 for November delivery. There were no white club wheat premiums for nearby delivery for the current or previous week. One year ago bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat and white club wheat for November delivery were $6.25-6.34, mostly $6.29. Nearby bids for U.S. 1 Soft White wheat began the reporting week on Nov. 2 at mostly $8.7550, then moved higher to mostly $8.83 on Nov. 5, mostly $8.9350 on Nov. 6 and mostly $8.9950 on Nov. 7. Nov. 8 bids ended the reporting week at the weekly high of mostly $9.0375. Higher Chicago December wheat futures supported soft white wheat bids during the week. Several exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery. There were no new confirmed export sales of white wheat this week. Forward month bids for soft white wheat were as follows: December $8.95-9.1750, January $9.05-9.2650, February $9.15-9.3150 and March $9.18-9.3650. One year ago, forward month bids for soft white wheat were as follows: December $6.30-6.36, January $6.34-6.38, February $6.34-6.40 and March $6.35-6.42.

Outstanding U.S. white wheat export sales as of Nov. 1, for the marketing year beginning June 1, 2012, and ending May 31, 2013, totaled 759.1 thousand MT compared to 829.0 thousand MT on Oct. 25, and 898.9 thousand MT one year ago. Outstanding white wheat export sales for the 2012-13 marketing year were to the following countries in 1000 MT: South Korea 175.9, Japan 141.3, Philippines 138.5, Thailand 48.5, Guatemala 23.5, Nigeria 21.4, Taiwan 11.7, Indonesia 5.0, Mexico 2.7, Vietnam 1.6, Hong Kong 1.4, Canada 0.5, and total unknown 187.1. Accumulated white wheat export shipments as of Nov. 1, in 1000 MT for the 2012-13 marketing year, totaled 2014.2 compared to 2197.7 one year ago.

Outstanding U.S. barley export sales as of Nov. 1, for the marketing year beginning June 1, 2012, and ending May 31, 2013, in 1000 MT, totaled 2.1 compared to 1.5 on Oct. 25, and 0.6 one year ago. Outstanding barley export sales for the 2012-13 marketing year in 1000 MT were to the following countries in 1000 MT: Japan 1.5 and Taiwan 0.6. Accumulated barley export shipments as of Nov. 1, were 118.8 thousand MT compared to 81.6 one year ago.

COARSE FEEDING GRAINS

Bids for U.S. 2 Yellow Corn delivered to Portland in single rail cars were $306.25-306.50, $3.50 per ton lower than Nov. 2 bids of $309.75-310. Bids for U.S. 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered to the inland feeding areas of Yakima, Wash., and Hermiston, Ore., were $295.75-302.25, $2 to $3.50 lower than Nov. 2 bids of $299.25-304.25. Lower Chicago December corn futures for the week weighed on cash corn bids. Bids for U.S. 2 Heavy White Oats for November delivery held steady with Nov. 2 noon bids at $265.

CALIFORNIA GRAINS

(USDA Market News)

Portland

Nov. 9

Prices in dollars per cwt., bulk Inc.= including; Nom.= nominal; Ltd.= limited; Ind.= indicated; NYE=Not fully estimated.

GRAIN DELIVERED

Mode Destination Price per cwt.

BARLEY - U.S. No. 2 (46-lbs. per bushel)

Truck Petaluma-Santa Rosa NA

Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock $15.50-16.25

Fresno-Tulare-Corcoran-Coalinga NA

Yolo County NA

Colusa County NA

Tehama County $15.75-16

Rail Any origin

Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock

via Union Pacific and BNSF NA

Tulare - via Union Pacific NA

CORN - U.S. No. 2 Yellow

Truck Petaluma-Santa Rosa Sale $15.40

Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock Offer $15.86

Kern County NA

Fresno-Tulare-Corcoran-Coalinga NA

Rail Single Car Units via BNSF

Chino Valley $16.20

Los Angeles $16.20

SORGHUM - U.S. No. 2 Yellow

Rail Los Angeles-Chino Valley

via BNSF Single $16.13

OATS - U.S. No. 2 White

Truck Petaluma-Stockton-Modesto-Turlock $15.50-15.75

Los Angeles-Chino Valley $16.60

WHEAT - U.S. No. 2 or better - Hard Red Winter

(Domestic Values for Flour Milling)

Kings County 13 percent Protein NA

Los Angeles 12 percent Protein $18.45-18.78

Los Angeles 13 percent Protein $18.62-18.95

Los Angeles 14 percent Protein NA

Truck/Rail Los Angeles 11.5 percent Protein NA

Los Angeles 11-12 percent Protein NA

Los Angeles 13 percent Protein NA

WHEAT - Any Class for Feed

Truck Petaluma-Santa Rosa NA

Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock $17.50

Fresno-Tulare-Kings NA

Colusa County NA

Imperial Valley $15

Truck/Rail Los Angeles-Chino Valley $17.75-18

Prices paid to California farmers, seven-day reporting period ending Nov. 8:

WHEAT, U.S. No 2 or better, Hard Red Winter Wheat 13 percent Protein

Kings-Tulare $15.67-15.83 AH, June-July 2013 del. Tulare

Madera $15 AH, June-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Kern $15.50-15.75 AH, July-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Kern $15.25-15.40 AH, July-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Tulare $15.45 AH, June-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Tulare $15.90 AH, June-July 2013 del. Locally

WHEAT, U.S. No 2 or better, Hard White Wheat 13 percent Protein

Kings-Tulare $15.67-15.83 AH, June-July 2013 del. Tulare

Madera $15 AH, June-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Kern $15.50-15.75 AH, July-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Kern $15.25-15.40 AH, July-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Tulare $15.45 AH, June-July 2013 FOB Ranch

Tulare $15.90 AH, June-July 2013 del. Locally

YELLOW CORN, U.S. No 2 or better

Solano $13.35 Prompt del. Locally

Tulare $12.50 AH, September 2013 FOB Ranch

TRITICALE, U.S. No. 2 or better

Sac. County $12.75 AH, June-July 2013 del. Locally

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