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

Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Ore., during December 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 December delivery. Bids for corn are for 30 day delivery.

March wheat futures in midday trading were 17-1/4 to 22-1/4 cents per bushel higher compared to Tuesday's closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for December delivery were not fully established in early trading, but were indicated as steady to firm compared to Tuesday's noon bids in a limited test.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for December delivery were not fully established in early trading but bids were indicated as 22 cents per bushel higher in lining up with the moderately higher Kansas City March wheat futures. Some exporters were

not issuing bids for December delivery.

Bids for 14 percent protein non-guaranteed US 1 Dark Northern Spring for December delivery were also not fully established in early trading but were indicated as 17 cents per bushel higher in following the moderately higher Minneapolis March wheat futures. Some exporters are not bidding for nearby delivery. Some exporters are bidding a premium

for guaranteed 14 percent protein dark northern spring wheat bids.

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

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn trended 25 cents per cwt higher compared to Tuesday's noon bids due to the higher Chicago December corn futures in early trading.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel

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

Dec mostly $4.90 , ranging $ 4.85 -4.95

Jan $ 4.90 -5.05

Feb $ 4.95 -5.05

Mar $ 5.00 -5.10

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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 *

Dec mostly $7.90 , ranging $ 6.85 -7.95

* Not fully established.

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

Ordinary protein $ 5.20 -5.23

10 pct protein $ 5.20 -5.23

11 pct protein $ 5.60 -5.63

11.5 pct protein

Dec $ 5.83 -5.88

12 pct protein $ 5.95 -6.03

13 pct protein $ 6.48 -6.68

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 $ 5.54 -5.66

14 pct protein

Dec $ 6.94 -7.21

Guaranteed 14 $ 6.95 -7.21

15 pct protein $ 7.94 -8.06

16 pct protein $ 8.94 -9.06

* 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 $8.8250

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley $8.5750 -9.0125

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

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Oct 2009

Averages in Dollars per bushel

No. 1 Soft White $4.67

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) $4.91

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) $5.46

No. 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein) $6.50

No. 2 Barley NA

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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