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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.

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Agrivita to export products to China
Agrivita began exploring sales opportunities to China over the last year, with help from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Portland daily grain report
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat for October delivery in unit trains or barges were not fully established in early trading but bids were indicated as higher compared to Monday’s noon bids for the same delivery period.
Citizens panel weighs in on tax breaks for Washington food processors
A Washington citizens commission urged lawmakers to find ways to measure whether tax breaks for food processors benefit workers.
Idle Iowa beef plant prepares to reopen this month
The plant could eventually employ more than 600 workers. To qualify for $4 million in state tax credits, 120 of the workers will have to earn at least $15.42 an hour.
Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks
Both railroads declined to comment on the deal talk, but CSX CEO Michael Ward did say last week that the Surface Transportation Board, which regulates freight rail prices, would likely take a cautious approach to consolidation because there are only six...
Western hay markets
Trade was near a standstill this week as rain showers where reported across the Columbia River Basin trade area.
California shell egg report
Asking prices for next week are unchanged on all sizes. Trade sentiment is steady.
West Coast grain markets
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during October were 13.75 to 23.75 cents per bushel higher, from $6.65-6.97, mostly $6.8025.
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report
Yearling feeders along with steer and heifer calf prices were very uneven and posted wide trend swings just within the single week’s trading session.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Stocker and feeder cattle were steady to weak in a light test at the Toppenish Livestock Auction, Moses Lake, Wash.