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Simplot outlines Innate marketing strategy
The J.R. Simplot Co. expects USDA approval for its genetically modified Innate potatoes within the next two months. Simplot Plant Sciences Director of Commercialization Kerwin Bradley outlined the strategy for marketing the potatoes at the Potato...

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Potato and onion report
Idaho Falls Shipping Point Prices as of July 28.
New Red Lobster owners charts different course
On Monday, Darden Restaurants Inc. said it finalized its sale of the chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital, despite contentious protests from activist investors.
Snack food company partners with Texas Rangers
The company has been sending its seeds to the Rangers for a couple of years, and now is the official supplier for the franchise.
Western livestock auction reports
At the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction, stocker and feeder cattle $10-15 higher, due in part to a higher futures market and a higher slaughter cattle market.
National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report
Slaughter cattle on a national basis for negotiated cash trades through July 25 totaled about 42,000 head.
National wool and sheep report
Feeder lambs were steady to $10 higher.
California egg report
Offerings and supplies are light to moderate.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Grain storage space a problem in parts of South Dakota
Rail cars are in short supply in the northern Plains, and many officials and farmers blame that on increased crude oil and freight shipments from North Dakota’s booming oil patch.
California egg report
Demand is moderate to fairly good on light to moderate offerings.