Bids as of 9:30 a.m.; subject to change.

Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Oregon during October 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 October delivery. Bids for corn are for 30 day delivery.

December wheat futures in midday trading were 6-1/2 to 6-3/4 cents per bushel lower compared to Thursday's closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat, any protein and maximum 10.5 percent protein, for October delivery were not fully established in early trading but bids were indicated as steady to three cents per bushel lower. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for October delivery were not fully established in early trading as some exporters were not issuing bids for October delivery.

Bids for 14 percent protein US 1 Dark Northern Spring for October delivery were also not fully established in early trading but bids were indicated as seven cents per bushel lower than Thursday's noon bids. Some exporters are not bidding for nearby delivery.

Bids for US 2 barley for October delivery were not well tested.

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn were five cents per cwt lower compared to Thursday's noon bids due to lower Chicago December corn futures and a lower basis bid by some corn traders.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel

US 1 Soft White Wheat - Any protein - Rail/Barge delivered *

Oct mostly $4.33 , ranging $ 4.30 -4.35

Nov $ 4.38 -4.45

Dec $ 4.41 -4.49

Jan $ 4.44 -4.51

Feb $ 4.40 -4.53

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US 1 Soft White Wheat - ***MAXIMUM 10.5% protein*** - Rail/Barge delivered *

Oct *** mostly $4.33 , ranging $ 4.30 -4.35

Nov *** $ 4.38 -4.45

Dec *** $ 4.41 -4.49

Jan *** $ 4.44 -4.51

Feb *** $ 4.40 -4.53

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US 1 White Club Wheat - Any protein - Rail/Barge delivered *

Oct mostly $7.08 , ranging $ 6.35 -7.30

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US 1 White Club Wheat - ***MAXIMUM 10.5% protein*** - Rail/Barge delivered *

Oct *** mostly $7.08 , ranging $ 6.35 -7.30

* 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

Oct NA

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

Oct $ 6.16 -6.26

15 pct protein NA

16 pct protein NA

* 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 $8.0250 -8.0625

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley $7.7750 -8.0875

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US 2 Heavy White Oats in dollars per CWT** $7.0000

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Sep 2009

Averages in Dollars per bushel

No. 1 Soft White $4.53

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) $4.69

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) $5.15

No. 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein) $6.11

No. 2 Barley NA

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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