Portland Daily Grain Report

April 18

Bids as of noon Pacific time; subject to change. May wheat futures trended 0.50 a cent to 4.25 cents per bushel lower compared to Wednesday’s noon closes.

Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains and barges for April delivery ordinary protein trended steady to five cents per bushel lower compared to Wednesday’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 five cents per bushel lower compared to Wednesday’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 0.50 of a cents per bushel lower compared to Wednesday’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 4.25 cents per bushel lower compared to Wednesday’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 4.25 cents per bushel higher compared to Wednesday’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 24 grain vessels in Columbia River ports today, with three docked. All bids in dollars per bushel

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

Ordinary protein

Apr: 5.8500-5.9000 dn 5.00-unch

May: 5.8500-5.9500 dn 5.00-unch

Jun: 5.8600-5.9500 dn 4.00-unch

Jul: 5.6500-5.8400 dn 5.00-unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.8000 up 3.00-unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.8500-5.9000 dn 5.00-unch

May: 5.8500-5.9000 dn 5.00-unch

Jun: 5.8600-5.9000 dn 4.00-unch

Jul: 5.6500-5.7500 dn 5.00-unch

Aug: NC 5.6000-5.7000 unch

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

Ordinary protein

Apr: 5.8500-5.9000 dn 5.00-unch

Guaranteed maximum 10.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.8500-5.9000 dn 5.00-unch

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

Ordinary protein: 5.6900-5.9400 dn 0.50

11 pct protein: 5.8300-6.0800 dn 0.50

11.5 pct protein

Apr: 5.9000-6.1500 dn 0.50

May: 5.8000-6.1000 dn 0.50

Jun: 5.6575-6.0575 dn 0.50

Jul: 5.1075-5.5075 dn 0.50

Aug: NC 5.1975-5.3475 unch

12 pct protein: 5.9000-6.1500 dn 0.50

13 pct protein: 5.9000-6.1500 dn 0.50

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: 6.0825-6.3025 dn 4.25

14 pct protein

Apr: 6.2825-6.3825 dn 4.25

May: 6.2825-6.3325 dn 4.25

Jun: 6.3450-6.3750 dn 1.75

Jul: 6.2950-6.3450 dn 1.75

Aug: NC 6.1675-6.3175 dn 2.00

15 pct protein: 6.2825-6.4625 dn 4.25

16 pct protein: 6.2825-6.5625 dn 4.25

US 2 Yellow Corn

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

Apr: 4.6750-4.6950 up 4.25

May: 4.6650-4.6850 up 3.25

Jun: 4.5925-4.6025 up 0.25

Jul: NA

Aug: NA

Sep: NA

US 1 Yellow Soybeans

Shuttle trains-Delivered full coast Pacific Northwest-BN

Apr: NA

May: NA

Jun: 9.5425 up 1.75

Jul: 9.5925-9.6225 dn 1.25-up 1.75

Aug: 9.6800-9.7000 dn 0.50-up 1.50

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 18

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, 8.99

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 9.35

Truck: Stockton-Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock, 9.29

Truck: Kings-Tulare-Fresno Counties, 9.29

SORGHUM US No 2 Yellow (Milo)

Rail: Los Angeles-Chino Valley, 9.26

WHEAT US No 2 or better — Soft White Wheat

(Domestic Values for Flour Milling)

Truck (California Origin): Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock 10.75

WHEAT US No 2 or better — Dark Northern Spring

(Domestic Values for Flour Milling)

Truck (California Origin): Modesto-Oakdale-Turlock, 11.75

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