Pacific Northwest Farmers’ Cooperative would like to welcome David Weitz and Tom Riedner to the Colfax office. David and Tom both have extensive knowledge in the grain and pulse markets. Welcome aboard!

David Weitz
David is a graduate of Eastern Washington University and holds a B.A. in Finance and Economics.  Following graduation he worked for Scoular Grain Co. as a grain merchandiser and manager.  He then took a position locally in farm management as a finance officer and grain marketer, as well as managing a legume processing facility during his time there.  Born and raised in Colfax, David now resides here with wife Kerri. 

Tom Riedner
Tom graduated from Lewis Clark State with a degree in business with an emphasis in economics and finance. Tom has been involved in grain marketing for the majority of his career as a grain merchandiser for Continental Grain Co, Cargill Inc., and CLD Pacific Grain.  In addition to marketing grain, Tom has experience processing and marketing pulses. Born and raised in Colton, Tom now lives in Genesee with his wife Doreen.


SRT now taking DNS at harvest 
Market Comments

The wheat market charged out of the chute heading for positive territory early in the session on more news of increased tensions between Russia and the Ukraine. Export sales were at satisfying levels midrange of expectations at 400,000 metric tons. Overnight sales to Brazil and Nigeria both picking up over 90k of HRW and Japan picked up another 90k. Traders were busy covering their short positions going into the 3 day holiday weekend. Chicago Dec closed up 9 ¾ , Kansas City up 6 ¾ , and Minneapolis up 5.


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- Save the date! LentilFest 2014 is August 22 & 23, 2014 - That's right!  LentilFest 2014 planning is already under way, and PNW Co-op Specialty Foods will be sponsoring the Cooking Demonstration Stage again this year!  We will have two events on this stage: Friday, August 22 @ 6:30pm is our "Ask The Experts" panel featuring none other than PNW's own Jim Hermann! And on Saturday, August 23, we will have 3 professional chefs showing off the versatility of lentils in three amazing cooking demonstrations starting at 11:00am.  Mark your calendars and plan on coming down to meet Matt & Kim Davidson, check out the awesome dishes our celebrity chefs will be preparing, and just wander around and join the festivities.  We look forward to seeing you there!
Please CLICK HERE for more details!


- PNW Co-op Specialty Foods NEW Expanded "Where To Buy" Section - We have revamped our "Where To Buy " page on ! You can find all the stores across the country where your PNW Co-op Specialty Foods are sold across the country (and even in British Columbia, Canada)!  You can also go directly to the PNW Co-op Specialty Foods page by following the link to!


 - PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available in the Bulk Section of Moscow Huckleberrys - You can now tell all your friends to grab their favorite PNW Co-op Specialty Foods varieties in the bulk section of the Moscow Huckleberrys store!


- Mighty Mustard is now available online - AFCO Distribution has added Mighty Mustard to their online Cover Crops Catalog . Follow the link to see your products!


- MIGHTY MUSTARD now distributed by Albert Lea Seed House:

For more information on where to buy Mighty Mustard products, please visit


Brugler Commentary
Wheat -

Wheat futures closed higher on the day.  They were sharply higher by midday, but finished mostly about halfway to their respective session

Wheat -

Wheat futures sharply higher on the day, but have backed off from their early morning highs.    Ukraine/Russia tensions are the

Wheat -

Wheat futures are trading higher this morning with front month KC leading the way higher, up 8 cents on the session.  Ukraine/Russia

Wheat -

Wheat futures closed 2 lower to 7 higher, with MPLS the weakest on harvest pressure and KC the strongest. The USDA projection for 14/15 US exports

Wheat -

Wheat futures are trading steady to slightly higher in the CBT contracts, KC wheat is higher in the front three contracts.  MPLS is trading

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Grain Market Hours

 Monday thru Thursday
(Except on Holidays)
 8:30 AM - 11:15 AM PST

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST 

No Protein Wheats (HWW/HRW/DNS)
during afternoon market hours

8:30 AM - 11:15 AM PST


 Soft White Wheat (SWW)

Club Wheat (CLUB)

Barley (BLY)

Hard Red Spring Wheat (HRS/DNS)
Protein Scale: +5/-10 each 1/4 from 14%

Hard Red Winter Wheat  (HRW)
Protein Scale: +0/-4 each 1/2 from 11.5%
Hard White Wheat (HWW)
Protein Scale: +0/-4 each 1/2 from 12%
Futures Trading Hours (Pacific Time)

Sunday to Friday

5:00 PM  to 5:45 AM Trading

Monday to Friday

5:45 AM to 6:30 AM Break

6:30 AM to 11:15 AM  Trading

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