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

Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Oregon during September by unit trains or barges only, 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 6-1/2 to 9-1/2 cents per bushel higher compared to Wednesday's closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for September delivery by unit trains or barges were not well tested in early trading, but were indicated as mixed, from five cents lower to ten cents per bushel higher compared to Wednesday's noon bids for September delivery.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for September delivery were not well tested in early trading but were indicated as six cents per bushel higher than Wednesday's noon bids.

Bids for 14 percent protein non-guaranteed US 1 Dark Northern Spring Wheat for September delivery were not fully established in early trading as several exporters were not issuing bids for September delivery.

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

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn single rail cars delivered to Portland and truck delivered to the Yakima Valley trended 1-1/4 to five per cwt lower than Wednesday's noon bids. Lower Chicago December corn futures pressured corn bids, however a higher basis bid by some corn traders tempered the declines.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel

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

Sep mostly $6.53 , ranging $ 6.50 -6.55

Oct $ 6.50 -6.60

Nov $ 6.65 -6.75

Dec $ 6.70 -6.75

Jan $ 6.75

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

Sep mostly $6.72 , ranging $ 6.50 -7.05

* Not fully established.

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

Ordinary protein $ 6.30 -6.48

10 pct protein $ 6.30 -6.48

11 pct protein $ 6.88 -7.03

11.5 pct protein

Sep $ 7.08 -7.33

12 pct protein $ 7.23 -7.53

13 pct protein $ 7.53 -7.95

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

Sep NA

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 $9.3875 -9.6125

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley $9.4250 -10.0750

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

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Aug 2010

Averages in Dollars per bushel

No. 1 Soft White by Unit Trains or Barges $6.30

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) $5.90

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) $6.69

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

No. 2 Barley NA

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, Ore.

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