Portland Daily Grain Report

April 26

Bids as of noon Pacific time; subject to change

May wheat futures trended mixed, from seven cents lower to 0.25 of a cent per bushel higher compared to Thursday’s noon closes, with the advance in Chicago soft red wheat and the greatest decline in Minneapolis dark northern spring wheat.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains and barges for April 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 April delivery trended 4.50 cents per bushel lower 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 April delivery trended seven cents per bushel lower 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 April delivery were not available as most exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.

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

According to the Portland Merchants Exchange, there were 18 grain vessels in Columbia River ports today, with four docked.

All bids in dollars per bushel:

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

Ordinary protein

Apr: 5.8000-5.9000 unch

May: 5.8000-5.9500 unch

Jun: 5.8000-5.9500 unch

Jul: 5.6500-5.8400 unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.8000 unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.8000-5.9000 unch

May: 5.8000-5.9000 unch

Jun: 5.8000-5.9000 unch

Jul: 5.6500-5.7500 unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.7000 unch

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

Ordinary protein

Apr: 5.8000-5.9000 unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.8000-5.9000 unch

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

Ordinary protein: 5.4875-5.7375 dn 4.50

11 pct protein: 5.6275-5.8775 dn 4.50

11.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.6975-5.9475 dn 4.50

May: 5.5975-5.8975 dn 4.50

Jun: 5.4750-5.8750 dn 4.00

Jul: 4.9250-5.4250 dn 4.00

Aug: NC 5.0300-5.1800 dn 3.25

12 pct protein: 5.6975-5.9475 dn 4.50

13 pct protein: 5.6975-5.9475 dn 4.50

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: 5.8300-6.0500 dn 7.00

14 pct protein

Apr: 6.0300-6.1300 dn 7.00

May: 6.0300-6.0800 dn 7.00

Jun: 6.1675-6.1975 dn 2.00

Jul: 6.1175-6.1675 dn 2.00

Aug: NC 6.0100-6.1600 dn 2.00

15 pct protein: 6.0300-6.2100 dn 7.00

16 pct protein: 6.0300-6.3100 dn 7.00

US 2 Yellow Corn

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

Apr: NA

May: 4.5725-4.6125 dn 0.25-1.25

Jun: 4.5325-4.6125 up 4.00-9.00

Jul: 4.5125 no comp

Aug: NA

Sep: NA

US 1 Yellow Soybeans

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

Apr: NA

May: NA

Jun: 9.2700 dn 5.75

Jul: 9.3400 dn 5.75

Aug: 9.4125 dn 5.50

Sep: NA

US 2 Heavy White Oats ** 3.7750 unch

** Not well tested.

Exporter Bids Portland Rail/Barge Mar 2019

Averages in Dollars per bushel

US 1 Soft White by Unit Trains and Barges: 6.1000

US 1 Hard Red Winter (Ordinary protein): 5.9200

US 1 Hard Red Winter (11.5% protein): 6.1800

US 1 Dark Northern Spring (14% protein): 6.7600

California Weekly Grain Report

April 25

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-

CORN US No 2 Yellow

FOB: Turlock/Tulare, 8.79

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 9.15

Truck: Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock, 9.10

Truck: Kings-Tulare-Fresno Counties 9.10

SORGHUM US No 2 Yellow (Milo)

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 9.06

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