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National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were steady to as much as $20 higher. Slaughter ewes were firm to $13 higher. Feeder lambs were $2-10 higher, instances $15-20 higher.

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National slaughter, feeder and stocker cattle report
The previous week’s rocket sales on fat cattle trading mostly $8 higher at $163 as packers had to ramp up their bidding and chase after fat cattle to fulfill their needs.
Western livestock auction report
At the Toppenish Livestock Auction in Moses Lake, Wash., stocker cattle less than 600 lbs. steady to $3 higher. Feeder cattle greater than 600 lbs. steady to weak.
Portland Daily Grain Report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, subject to change.
Bozeman cookie company ramps up production
Montana Monster Munchies owner Rich Powell said the contract calls for his company to increase production from several thousand cookies per day to nearly 200,000.
Senators chide freight railroads on delays
The rail industry’s top lobbyist said the industry is struggling to keep up with a sharp increase in freight rail demand created by the oil fracking boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota and two years of unusually bountiful harvests, and that...
Portland Daily Grain Report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Former Whitgro bookkeeper charged with stealing $488,000
Former Whitgro, Inc., bookkeeper Shayne A. Holt faces a count of first-degree theft in Whitman County Superior Court Sept. 19, accused of stealing more than $488,000 from the St. John, Wash., grain company between the fall of 2009 and fall of 2012.
Chiquita to talk with potential buyers
Safra and Cutrale offered $611 million for Chiquita. The proposed merger with Fyffes is an all-stock deal that would move Chiquita’s company headquarters from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Dublin, where Fyffes is based.
Titan Machinery 2Q misses Wall Street expectations
The agriculture and construction equipment seller posted revenue of $451 million in the period, topping Wall Street forecasts.
Portland Daily Grain Report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, subject to change.