The sale includes chocolate manufacturing operations in Hazleton, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee; Georgetown, Ontario, Canada; Liverpool, U.K.; Manage, Belgium and Mannheim, Germany.
Harry & David will become a subsidiary of 1-800-FLOWERS. Its current senior management staff will re
Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are unchanged on Jumbo, 8 cents higher for Extra Large and Large and 1 cent higher for Medium and Small.
Record prices have leveled off the past few weeks but it’s hard to call demand any lighter as cattle buyers remain very active and optimistic for all classes of feeders.
In the Columbia Basin, alfalfa for domestic and export was steady to $30 lower. Trade was moderate to active. Demand light to moderate as most of the northern trade area received thunderstorms and rain this past week.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during August were $0.12 to $0.14 per bushel higher, from $7 to 7.12, mostly $7.07.
Trade was very active with very good demand at the Toppenish Livestock Auction in Moses Lake, Wash.
Idaho Falls shipping point prices as of Aug. 28.
Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Thursday, Aug. 28.
As prices continue to skyrocket, more people are traipsing through national forests, state parks and even private property to hunt ginseng, leaving the plant’s survival in doubt.
The Port of Vancouver, Wash., will lease 50 railcars to haul North Dakota farm commodities to the Columbia River port.
The company blamed the layoffs on a reduced demand for agricultural machinery, caused by lower farm incomes.
The deal is meant to help North Dakota farmers get their wheat and other crops to Asian and Latin American markets.
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, subject to change.