Portland, OR Tue Mar 19, 2013 USDA Market News
Pacific Northwest Weekly Feedstuffs
All prices are quoted per ton, unless otherwise noted.
Pacific Northwest Market Summary: Feed ingredient offers ended the reporting week on
Tuesday, March 19, mixed, compared to last week's offers. Soybean meal and canola meal
offers trended lower. Offers for corn and distillers dried grains trended higher, while
offers for meat and bone meal trended steady to higher. Barley, whole cottonseed, wheat
millrun, suncured alfalfa pellets and oats offers were steady.
Oilseed Meal Markets: Offers for 47 percent protein Soybean Meal, for nearby rail
delivery, were 455.60-460.60, 24.60 to 25.60 per ton lower than last week's offers.
Soybean meal basis offers were 44.00 to 49.00 per ton over the May soybean meal futures
of 411.60. Week ago soybean meal basis offers were 44.00 to 50.00 per ton over the May
soybean meal futures of 436.20. Offers for soybean meal truck delivered to the
Willamette Valley were 475.60, also 24.60 to 25.60 per ton lower than week ago offers.
Offers for nearby rail delivered Canola Meal, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 336.60-
355.00, 14.00 to 27.60 per ton lower than week ago offers. Truck delivered canola meal
offers, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 351.60-370.00, also 14.00 to 27.60 per ton lower
than week ago offers.
Whole Cottonseed: Whole Cottonseed offers for delivery to points in the Pacific
Northwest from the Midsouth in single boxcars were 370.00-380.00 per ton, steady
compared to week ago offers. Offers for whole cottonseed trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 385.00-395.00 per ton, also steady compared
to week ago offers.
Animal Proteins: Offers for 46 to 50 percent protein Meat and Bone Meal, FOB Seattle
plants, were 375.00, steady with last week's offers. Offers for meat and bone meal
truck delivered to Portland and the Willamette Valley were 455.00-490.00, steady to 5.00
higher than last week's offers.
Wheat Millrun: Feed mill offers for Wheat Millrun for nearby delivery, loaded truck
FOB the flour mill in Portland, had limited offers at 240.00, steady compared to week
ago offers. Offers for wheat millrun truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were also
steady with week ago offers at 252.00. Flour mill offers for wheat millrun rail
delivered to Portland on the Burlington Northern Line from eastern Washington and
eastern Oregon for March delivery offers were 225.00, steady with week ago offers for
the same delivery period. Offers for April through June were 215.00, steady with last
week's offers. Offers for wheat millrun FOB eastern Oregon and eastern Washington for
March through September delivery were 185.00, steady compared to week ago offers for the
same delivery period.
Alfalfa Products: Offers for Suncured Alfalfa Pellets, 15 percent protein, delivered
by truck to the Willamette Valley were 319.00, steady with week ago offers.
Distillers Dried Grains: Offers for Distillers Dried Grains delivered by rail to
feed mills in the Pacific Northwest were 322.00-328.00, 4.00 to 8.00 higher compared to
week ago offers. Offers for distillers dried grains trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 337.00-346.00, also 4.00 to 8.00 higher
compared to week ago offers.
Coarse Feeding Grains: Offers for US 2 Barley for nearby delivery to Portland in
single rail cars for domestic use were 285.00-292.00, steady compared to week ago
offers. Offers for US 2 Barley truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were 295.00-
296.00, also steady with week ago offers. US 2 Yellow Corn offers for rail delivery to
points north of Seattle were 311.00-311.25, 2.25 to 4.50 per ton higher than week ago
offers. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to points in the Seattle area were
307.75-308.50, 3.00 to 3.75 per ton higher compared to last week's offers. Offers for
US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to Portland were 2.75 to 4.50 per ton higher, from
306.00-307.00. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered to the Willamette Valley
were 322.00-324.50 per ton, 2.75 to 4.50 per ton higher than last week's offers. US 2
Yellow Corn offers for truck delivery to the Yakima Valley were 5.00 per ton higher than
week ago offers at 308.75-310.50. Chicago May corn futures closed at 7.2850, 14.25
cents higher than last week's May corn futures close of 7.09. Offers for US 2 Heavy
White Oats truck delivered to Portland and Willamette Valley were 270.00, steady with
week ago offers.
Portland Weekly Feed
Wholesale Feedstuff Prices per ton bulk in truck or carlots, delivered to
the Northwest Coast.
47 pct Solvent Soybean Meal
Rail delivered 455.60-460.60 dn 24.60-25.60
34-36 pct Canola Meal Rail 336.60-355.00 dn 27.60-14.00
Truck 351.60-370.00 dn 27.60-14.00
46 to 50 pct Meat and Bone Meal
FOB Production Point 455.00-490.00 up 5.00-unch
15 pct Suncured Alfalfa Pellets 319.00 unch
Wheat Millrun FOB Flour Mills western
Oregon and Washington
(reseller offers) 240.00 unch
Rail 370.00-380.00 unch
Truck 385.00-395.00 unch
Distillers Dried Grains
Rail feed mill 322.00-328.00 up 4.00-8.00
Truck delivered dairy 337.00-346.00 up 4.00-8.00
Whole feeding grains in dollars per ton, bulk FOB Northwest Coast
US 2 48 LBS Barley 285.00-292.00 unch
US 2 Yellow Corn
Single rail car delivery-
North of Seattle 311.00-311.25 up 4.50-2.25
Seattle area 307.75-308.50 up 3.75-3.00
Portland area 306.00-307.00 up 4.50-2.75
Rail-Truck Willamette Valley 322.00-324.50 up 2.75-4.50
Rail Yakima Valley NA
Truck Yakima Valley 308.75-310.50 up 5.00
US 2 Heavy White Oats 270.00 unch
Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR
Niki Davila 503-326-2237 Portland.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 hour price information 503-326-2022
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