Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was at a standstill this week.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during February for ordinary protein trended steady to 10 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.30-5.62.
Asking prices for next week are 15 cents higher for Jumbo, 22 cents higher for Extra Large, 21 cents higher for Large, and 16 cents higher for Medium and Small.
Pacific Northwest milk production is steady and manufacturers report no problems getting the milk needed for processing.
On Wednesday at Bassett, Neb., a load of 719 lb replacement quality heifers sold at 183.50.
Trade slow this week with moderate to good demand for dairy hay in the Columbia Basin.
The Washington Association of Wheat Growers are urging President Donald Trump to re-enter the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying the losses without being part of the trade deal would be “catastrophic.”
General Mills has suffered three consecutive years of declining revenue as it follows customers seeking more fresh food on the dinner table.
Very light test of feeder cattle this week at the Woodburn, Ore., Livestock Exchange.
Grocer starts to strengthen same-day deliveries, a meal-kit business and other products that cater to customers who want fast service.
Livestock prices from around the region.
Slaughter lambs were steady to 15.00 higher.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during February for ordinary protein trended steady to two cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period from 5.30-5.52.
Asking prices for next week are lower for all sizes of eggs.