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

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

December wheat futures closed six to 14 cents per bushel lower compared to Monday's closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for October Portland delivery trended mixed, from 30 cents lower to two cents per bushel higher compared to Monday's noon bids.

Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for October trended 19 cents per bushel lower than Monday's noon bids in reaction to moderately lower Kansas City December wheat futures. Some exporters are not bidding for nearby delivery.

Bids for 14 percent protein US 1 Dark Northern Spring wheat for October were not fully established as some exporters were not issuing bids for October delivery. Some exporters are bidding a premium for guaranteed 14 percent protein dark northern spring wheat bids.

Bids for US 2 Barley for October delivery were not available as exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn trended mixed, from 6-1/4 lower to 3-3/4 cents per cwt higher, mostly 6-1/4 cents lower than Monday's noon bids in response to the lower Chicago December corn futures.

All wheat bids in dollars per bushel

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

Oct $ 4.80

Nov $ 4.80 -4.83

Dec $ 4.80 -4.86

Jan $ 4.86 -4.90

Feb $ 4.92 -4.95

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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 *

Oct mostly $7.80 , ranging $ 6.80 -8.05

* 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

Oct NA

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

Oct NA

Guaranteed 14 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 $8.6500

Rail and Truck del to Willamette Vly NA

Rail del to Yakima Valley NA

Truck del to Yakima Valley $8.4000 -8.7375

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

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Sep 2009

Averages in Dollars per bushel

No. 1 Soft White $4.53

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein) $4.69

No. 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein) $5.15

No. 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein) $6.11

No. 2 Barley NA

Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR

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