Portland Daily Grain Report

May 17

July wheat futures trended mixed, from two cents lower to 3.50 cents per bushel higher compared to Thursday’s noon closes, with the decline in Chicago soft red wheat and the greatest advance in Chicago hard red wheat.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains and barges for May delivery ordinary protein trended steady compared to Thursday’s noon bids for the same delivery period. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for guaranteed maximum 10.5 percent protein trended steady compared to Thursday’s noon bids for the same delivery period. Some exporters are not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for 11.5 percent US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for May delivery trended 3.50 cents per bushel higher compared to Thursday’s noon bids for the same delivery period. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for 14 percent protein US 1 Dark Northern Spring Wheat for May delivery trended one cent per bushel higher compared to Thursday’s noon bids for the same delivery period. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for US 2 Yellow Corn delivered full coast in 110 car shuttle trains for May delivery trended 4.25 cents per bushel higher compared to Thursday’s noon bids for the same delivery period. Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

Bids for US 1 Yellow Soybeans delivered full coast in 110 car shuttle trains for May delivery were not available as most exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

According to the Portland Merchant’s Exchange, there were 14 grain vessels in Columbia River ports today, with two docked.

All bids in dollars per bushel

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

Ordinary protein:

May: 5.7000-5.9500 unch

Jun: 5.7000-5.9500 unch

Jul: 5.7000-5.9000 unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.8000 unch

Sep: 5.6300-5.7500 unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

May: 5.7000-5.9500 unch

Jun: 5.7000-5.9500 unch

Jul: 5.7000-5.9000 unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.8000 unch

Sep: 5.6300-5.7500 unch

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

Ordinary protein:

May: 5.7000-5.9500 unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein:

May: 5.7000-5.9500 unch

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

Ordinary protein: 5.6925-5.7925 up 3.50

11 pct protein: 5.8325-5.9325 up 3.50

11.5 pct protein:

May: 5.9025-6.0025 up 3.50

Jun: 5.8525-5.9525 up 3.50

Jul: 5.5025-5.9025 up 3.50

Aug: NC 5.4600-5.6100 up 3.25

Sep: NA

12 pct protein: 5.9025-6.0025 up 3.50

13 pct protein: 5.9025-6.0125 up 3.50

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: 5.9775-6.1975 up 1.00

14 pct protein:

May: 6.1775-6.2775 up 1.00

Jun: 6.1775 up 1.00

Jul: 6.0775-6.1775 up 1.00

Aug: NC 6.1675-6.2175 up 1.00

Sep: NA

15 pct protein: 6.1775-6.2775 up 1.00

16 pct protein: 6.1775-6.2775 up 1.00

US 2 Yellow Corn

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

May: 4.8625-4.9625 up 4.25

Jun: 4.7625-4.8325 up 4.25

Jul: 4.7125 up 4.25

Aug: 4.6550-4.7050 up 3.50

Sep: NA

Oct: NA

US 1 Yellow Soybeans:

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

May: NA

Jun: NA

Jul: 8.7675 dn 18.00

Aug: 8.8825 dn 18.25

Sep: 8.6925 dn 17.50

Oct: 8.6525 dn 17.50

US 2 Heavy White Oats ** 3.7750 unch

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Apr 2019

Averages in Dollars per bushel

US 1 Soft White by Unit Trains and Barges: 5.9300

US 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein): 5.8300

US 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein): 6.0300

US 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein): 6.3200

California Weekly Grain Report

May 16

Paid by feed manufacturers and other users, delivered plant or receiving station. All prices are offers for prompt shipment unless otherwise stated.

**Due to limited availability, prices were not available with the exception of the following categories:**

Dollars Per Cwt. -Bulk-

BARLEY US No 2 (46-lbs. per bushel)

FOB: Kings-Tulare-Fresno Counties, 9.50

CORN US No 2 Yellow

FOB: Turlock/Tulare, 9.27

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 9.55

Rail: Kings-Tulare-Fresno, 8.65

Truck: Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock, 9.57

Truck: Kings-Tulare-Fresno Counties, 9.57

Glenn County sale 8.20-8.60 no comp

SORGHUM US No 2 Yellow (Milo)

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley via BNSF, 9.48

WHEAT Any Class for Feed

FOB: Kings-Tulare-Fresno Counties, 9.00

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