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 3-3/4 to five cents per bushel higher compared to Wednesday's closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for June delivery were not fully established in early trading but were indicated as steady compared to Wednesday'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 five cents per bushel higher compared to Wednesday's noon bids, supported by the higher Minneapolis July wheat futures.

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

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn trended 8-3/4 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 mostly $4.47 , ranging $ 4.45 -4.48

Jul $ 4.45 -4.48

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 $5.22 , ranging $ 4.48 -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 $ 4.81 -4.94

Aug 11-20 $ 4.83 -4.97

Aug 21-31 $ 4.87 -4.97

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 $ 6.11 -6.21

Aug 1-10 $ 5.93 -6.19

Aug 11-20 $ 5.83 -6.13

Aug 21-31 $ 5.78 -6.11

15 pct protein $ 7.11 -7.21

16 pct protein $ 8.11 -8.21

* 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 $8.0000

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley $7.7875 -8.3625

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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, Ore.

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