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Market Comments

Good Afternoon Feb 26, 2015

Wheat markets closed in the green for the day. The weather is starting to take center stage in the midwest in preparation for 12” of snow across the HRW belt. Seems the market is not taking the fundamentals into account but instead is testing the technical lows. The market is still oversold  (wheat market short 50K+ contracts) and due a more corrective bounce at some point but there just isn't much information to support that right now. Export sales were 328,300 mt- mid range of estimates that were calling 200-400,000 metric tons. US dollar stronger. CGO May up 3 ¼ at 500; KC May up 1 ¾ at 5.32 ½; MINNY May up ½ at 5.56 ¾.

What to watch for:  (advantages from a down trending market)

  • Basis levels have come up in all wheat classes – GREAT opportunity here for old and new crop basis contracts

TODAY:

     Joe:  0% 2015 crop marketed (haven’t harvested yet)

     Ted: Ted recently locked in 10% on a Basis contract at 1.33 over the September contract and purchased (2) 5.20 WU15 put options for .35/bu (this protects his risk in the futures market)

                 Now Ted has taken 20% of risk off the table

ATTENTION COMING EVENTS!!

Will have our first marketing meeting at 7:00 am on Tuesday March 3, 2015 @ 7 am @ SEL in Pullman in the Clark Room.

 

Cash Bids (Subject- Call for Current Price)
Delivery Start Cash Price Basis Futures Price Basis Month
1 SWW
2 CLUB
3 HRW
4 HRS
5 HWW
6 BLY

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PNW CO-OP SPECIALTY FOODS/MIGHTY MUSTARD NEWS

- Main Market Co-op Demo on Thursday, February 5th!

  • While you're in town for the Spokane Ag Expo, take a few minutes to walk up the street to Main Market Co-op and meet Matt & Kim Davidson!  Matt & Kim will be there from 1-3pm handing out fantastic recipes and samples, all while telling everyone how great PNW Co-op products are.  So come on down!

- Mighty Mustard Pacific Gold & IdaGold Meet Certified Seed Standards

  • We are pleased to announce that the Mighty Mustard Pacific Gold and IdaGold have passed Certified Seed standards and are being shipped to distributors across the country. Please visit the Where To Buy page on MightyMustard.com for the most up-to-date information regarding availability.

- Spotlight: Mariam Foods

  • Portland, Oregon-based Mariam Foods gets some love, and owner, Sam Andemariam, explains why he uses PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Caviar Black and Shasta Yellow lentils for his popular line of lentil dips.  Check out the whole article HERE.

 

- PNW Co-op Specialty Foods December Sales & Promotions:

  • Moscow Food Co-op is featuring our PNW Co-op Specialty Foods lentils & garbanzos on their Tasteful Thursdays menus every Thursday evening in December from 4:30-7:30pm! They are also offering all of your PNW Co-op Specialty Foods varieties for 20% off in the bulk section!
  • PCC Natural Markets in the Seattle area are offering a $.20/lb. discount on all PNW Co-op Specialty Foods varieties for the month of December. This is an excellent time to stock up the pantry for those long winter months!


- Mighty Mustard 2014 Harvest Update
: The latest info!

  • The Pacific Gold seed has been cleaned and has passed Certified Seed Standards!  This seed will be moving out to all of our trusted distributors ASAP.
  • The IdaGold seed is being cleaned now and samples are already on their way to the lab.  We should have results back within 2 weeks.  If the seed passes Certification, it will be made available to all of our distributors ASAP.
  • Our Kodiak and White Gold crops essentially failed due to sustained high temps and no rain in the dryland growing areas this summer.  We did get a small amount of Kodiak harvested (and a very small amount of White Gold, but not enough to sell), but the seed did not meet Certified Seed standards due to the presence of a small amount of lambsquarter seed that we were unable to clean out.  These varieties will be unavailable this year.

For an updated list of Mighty Mustard distributors with current inventory, please visit our Where To Buy page.

 

- PNW Co-op Specialty Foods NEW Expanded "Where To Buy" Section 

  • We have revamped our "Where To Buy " page on www.EatRealPNW.com ! 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 www.EatRealPNW.com!

 

 - 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!

 

 

 

PNDSA

The Farmed Smart Sustainable Agriculture Certification offers farmers a promotable consumer brand for their adherence to defined conservation standards, certifies that they are utilizing sustainable practices, and develops markets for certified sustainable product.  The certification standards will ensure water quality, air quality, soil quality, wildlife habitat are being improved while providing energy conservation and economic viability to the farmer.  This certification will provide a platform to educate stakeholders on the social and environmental benefits of direct seed farming practices and provide recognition and value to producers who are raising dry-land crops under these practices.

 

To learn more go to www.directseed.org/certification

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

Friday
8:30 AM - 11:15 AM PST

(NO AFTERNOON MARKETS) 

 Soft White Wheat (SWW)

Club Wheat (CLUB)

Barley (BLY)

Hard Red Spring Wheat (HRS/DNS)
Protein Scale: +15/-25 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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Quotes retrieved on March 01, 2015, 10:58:18 PM CST
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Genesee, Idaho (83832)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 37°F Dew point: 21°F
Humidity: 52% Pressure: 29.99 in. Hg
Wind: 5 mph From: South

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Brugler Commentary
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Wheat futures closed mostly higher on the day, and March CBT wheat gained more than a nickel, but Kansas City and Minneapolis each lost about a

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