Bids as of 11:30 a.m.; subject to change.

Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Ore., during November 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 and barley bids are for full November delivery. Bids for corn are for 30 day delivery.

December wheat futures closed mixed, from 11-1/4 cents lower to seven cents per bushel higher compared to Friday's noon bids. Minneapolis March wheat futures closed 8-3/4 cents per bushel higher than Friday's close.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland by unit trains and barges during November delivery trended five to 16 cents per bushel lower compared to Friday's noon bids.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for November delivery trended generally seven cents per bushel higher, supported by the higher Kansas City December wheat futures. Some exporters have removed their bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for 14 percent protein US 1 Dark Northern Spring Wheat for November delivery were four to nine cents per bushel higher, supported by the higher Minneapolis March wheat futures, however a lower basis bid by some exporters tempered the advances. Protein scales for non-guaranteed 14.0 percent protein were plus 10 to 15 cents each 1/4 of a percent of protein up to 16 percent protein and minus 20 to 25 cents each 1/4 of a

percent of protein down to 13 percent protein.

Bids for US 2 Barley for November delivery were not available.

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn delivered to Portland via single rail cars trended 12-1/2 cents per cwt lower, and bids for corn truck delivered to the Yakima Valley also trended 12-1/2 cents per cwt lower. Bids were pressured by the lower Chicago December corn futures.

All wheat bids in Dollars per bushel

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

Nov mostly 6.10, ranging 6.10-6.12 dn 5-16

Dec 6.10-6.12 dn 10-18

Jan 6.10-6.19 dn 10-13

Feb 6.10-6.21 dn 14-13

Mar 6.15-6.23 dn 10-13

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

Nov mostly 6.10, ranging 6.10-6.12 dn 5-16

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

Ordinary protein mostly 6.69, ranging 6.59-6.80 up 12-7

10 pct protein mostly 6.69, ranging 6.59-6.80 up 12-7

11 pct protein 7.29-7.40 up 12-7

11.5 pct protein

Nov mostly 7.67, ranging 7.64-7.70 up 12-7

12 pct protein 7.89-7.99 up 12-7

13 pct protein mostly 8.47, ranging 8.39-8.64 up 12-7

13 pct protein- NA

Milling Quality Montana Origin

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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 8.95-9.60 dn 16-up 9

14 pct protein

Nov mostly 10.20, ranging 9.95-10.40 up 4-9

15 pct protein 10.35-11.00 up 4-9

16 pct protein 10.75-11.60 up 4-9

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US 2 Barley 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

FOB inland Country Elevators NA

US 2 Yellow Corn in dollars per CWT

Domestic-single rail cars

Delivered full coast-BN NA

Delivered to Portland 13.7625-13.7750 dn 12.5

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley 13.1500-13.9000 dn 12.5

US 2 Heavy White Oats in dollars per CWT 10.50 unch

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Oct 2011

Averages in Dollars per bushel

No. 1 Soft White by Unit Trains or Barges 6.25

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) 6.82

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) 7.77

No. 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein) 9.97

No. 2 Barley NA

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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