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

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

December wheat futures in midday trading were mixed, from 1-3/4 cents per bushel lower to 1-1/4 cents per bushel higher compared to Thursday's closes, with the most decline in Minneapolis and the advance in Kansas City.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat, any protein and maximum 10.5 percent protein, for September delivery were not fully established in early trading. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for September delivery were not fully established but were indicated as generally two cents higher in following the higher Kansas City December wheat futures.

Bids for 14 percent protein US 1 Dark Northern Spring for September delivery were not fully established in early trading but were indicated as mixed, from two cents lower to three cents per bushel higher. Lower Minneapolis December wheat futures weighed on bids, while an increase in some exporters basis were supportive to bids.

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

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn declined by 8-3/4 cents per cwt compared to Thursday's noon bids due to lower Chicago December corn futures.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel

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

Sep NA

Oct NA

Nov $ 4.51 -4.58

Dec $ 4.53 -4.58

Jan NA

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

Sep *** NA

Oct *** NA

Nov *** $ 4.51 -4.58

Dec *** $ 4.53 -4.58

Jan *** NA

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

Sep NA

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

Sep *** NA

* Not fully established.

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US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat - (Exporter bids-falling numbers of 300 or better) *

Ordinary protein $ 4.46 -4.61

10 pct protein $ 4.46 -4.61

11 pct protein $ 4.86 -4.91

11.5 pct protein

Sep $ 5.06 -5.11

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 $ 3.59 -4.29

13 pct protein $ 4.99 -5.29

14 pct protein

Sep $ 6.29 -6.44

15 pct protein $ 7.09 -7.19

16 pct protein $ 7.89 -7.99

* 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 $7.7125 -7.7500

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley $7.5250 -7.8375

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

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Aug 2009

Averages in Dollars per bushel

No. 1 Soft White $4.90

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) $5.03

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) $5.57

No. 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein) $6.37

No. 2 Barley NA

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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