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

Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Ore., during December by unit trains and barges, 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 bids are for full December delivery. Bids for corn are for 30 day delivery.

March wheat futures trended steady to 13.50 cents per bushel lower compared to Friday's closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for December delivery in unit trains or barges trended 13.50 cents per bushel lower than Friday's bids for December delivery. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for December delivery were not fully established in early trading, but were indicated as steady compared to Friday's noon bids for December delivery.

Bids for 14 percent protein non-guaranteed US 1 Dark Northern Spring Wheat for December delivery were not well tested in early trading, but bids were indicated as generally 7.25 cents per bushel lower than Friday's noon bids for the same delivery period, following the lower Minneapolis March wheat futures. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn delivered to Portland in single rail cars for domestic use trended 15 cents per cwt lower compared to Friday's noon bids. Lower Chicago March corn futures pressured cash corn bids. Corn bids truck delivered to the Yakima Valley were also 15 cents per cwt lower compared to Friday's noon bids.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel

US 1 Soft White Wheat - delivered by Unit Trains and Barges *

Dec mostly 8.7000, ranging 8.6750-8.7250

Jan 8.7750-8.9500

Feb 8.8000-8.9500

Mar 8.8000-8.9800

Apr 8.8000-9.0100

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US 1 White Club Wheat - delivered by Unit Trains and Barges *

Dec mostly 8.7000, ranging 8.6750-8.7250

*Not fully established.

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

Ordinary protein 9.6475-9.7375

10 pct protein 9.6475-9.7375

11 pct protein 9.8275-9.8775

11.5 pct protein

Dec 9.8975-9.9475

12 pct protein 9.9175-9.9975

13 pct protein 9.9575-10.0975

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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) *

13 pct protein 9.9175-9.9575

14 pct protein

Dec 10.1175

15 pct protein 10.1175

16 pct protein 10.1175

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US 2 Yellow Corn in dollars per CWT

Domestic-single rail cars

Delivered full coast-BN NA

Delivered to Portland 15.0500-15.2125

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley 14.5625-15.0875

US 2 Heavy White Oats in dollars per CWT ** 13.2500

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Nov 2012

Averages in Dollars per bushel

US 1 Soft White by Unit Trains and Barges 8.8700

US 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) 9.6200

US 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) 9.9000

US 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein) 10.2100

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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