Portland Daily Grain Report

April 12

Bids as of noon.

May wheat futures trended mixed, from two cents lower to four cents per bushel higher compared to Thursday’s noon closes, with the decline in Minneapolis dark northern spring wheat and the greatest advance in Chicago soft red 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 to two cents per bushel lower 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 3.75 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 April delivery trended three two 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 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 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 Merchant’s Exchange, there were 27 grain vessels in Columbia River ports today, with five docked.

All bids in dollars per bushel

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

Ordinary protein

Apr: 5.9000-6.0000 unch

May: 5.9000-6.0700 unch

Jun: 5.9000-6.0700 unch

Jul: 5.7500-5.9000 unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.8200 unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.9000-5.9500 unch-dn 2.00

May: 5.9000-5.9500 unch-dn 2.00

Jun: 5.9000-5.9500 unch-dn 2.00

Jul: 5.7500 unch-dn 2.00

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.7500 unch

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

Ordinary protein

Apr: 5.9000-6.0000 unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.9000-6.0000 unch-up 3.00

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

Ordinary protein: 5.8325-6.0825 up 3.75

11 pct protein: 5.9725-6.2225 up 3.75

11.5 pct protein

Apr: 6.0425-6.2925 up 3.75

May: 5.9425-6.2425 up 3.75

Jun: 5.8125-6.2125 up 3.75

Jul: 5.2625-5.6625 up 3.75

Aug: NC 5.3700-5.5200 up 3.50

12 pct protein: 6.0425-6.2925 up 3.75

13 pct protein: 6.0425-6.2925 up 3.75

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 6.1625-6.3825 dn 2.00 14 pct protein

Apr: 6.3625-6.4625 dn 2.00

May: 6.3625-6.4125 dn 2.00

Jun: 6.4125-6.4425 dn 2.75

Jul: 6.3625-6.4125 dn 2.75

Aug: NC 6.2525-6.4025 dn 2.25

15 pct protein: 6.3625-6.5425 dn 2.00

16 pct protein: 6.3625-6.6425 dn 2.00

US 2 Yellow Corn

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

Apr: 4.7600-4.8100 up 1.00

May: 4.7100-4.7300 up 1.00-3.00

Jun: 4.6450-4.6750 up 0.75-1.75

Jul: 4.5950-4.6150 up 0.75

Aug: NA

Sep: NA

US 1 Yellow Soybeans

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

Apr: NA

May: NA

Jun: 9.6675-9.7675 unch

Jul: 9.7575-9.7875 dn 3.00-unch

Aug: 9.8225-9.8425 dn 2.25-0.25

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 11

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)

Truck: Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock, 11.00

CORN US No 2 Yellow

FOB: Turlock/Tulare, 9.02

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 8.84

Truck: Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock, 9.32

Truck: Kings-Tulare-Fresno Counties, 9.32

SORGHUM US No 2 Yellow (Milo)

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 8.80

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