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National wool and sheep report

Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.

NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW

(USDA Market News)

Greeley,...

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National feeder and stocker cattle report

Cattle prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals per pair or head as indicated.

NATIONAL FEEDER AND STOCKER CATTLE

(Federal-State Market News)

St. Joseph, Mo.

April 29

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Selected Western livestock auctions

Cattle prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals per pair or head as indicated.

California

SHASTA

(Shasta Livestock Auction)

Cottonwood, Calif.

April 29

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International Paper to buy 7 pulp mills from Weyerhaeuser

NEW YORK (AP) — International Paper said it is paying $2.2 billion to buy seven mills from Weyerhaeuser that make pulp used in diapers, tissues and other consumer products.

The deal is expected to close before the end of the...

Above-average fire year ahead in Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest

Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday.

The National Interagency Fire Center’s outlook for the...

Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Animal health officials have lifted their quarantine on the last of 10 southwestern Indiana poultry farms where a bird flu outbreak discovered in January impacted the state’s top turkey-producing region.

The...

Business is slow at snail farm
Business is slow at snail farm

EUREKA, Calif. — Business is slow for entrepreneur Charity Anais West, but she isn’t surprised.

She owns and operates EscarGrow Farms, one of the only snail farms in the nation.

“I grew up in Atascadero (San Luis...

Portland daily grain report

Portland, Ore., Friday, April 29, 2016

USDA Market News

All Bids in dollars per bushel. Bids are limited and not fully established in early trading.

Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Oregon in dollars per bushel.

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Whole Foods executive: No tattoo shops planned for new chain yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won’t be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet.

The company says its “365” chain will have a minimalist...

Australia’s government blocks massive ranch sale to Chinese

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation’s largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South...

Arizona Senate advances bill increasing minimum wage

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican-backed legislation that blocks municipalities from setting their own minimum wage and increases it at a rate they say is agreeable to businesses advanced in the Senate on Thursday.

The proposal is the latest...

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International Paper to buy 7 pulp mills from Weyerhaeuser

NEW YORK (AP) — International Paper said it is paying $2.2 billion to buy seven mills from Weyerhaeuser that make pulp used in diapers,...

Whole Foods executive: No tattoo shops planned for new chain yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won’t be able to get a tattoo...

Australia’s government blocks massive ranch sale to Chinese
Arizona Senate advances bill increasing minimum wage
Domino’s Pizza 1Q results miss Wall Street’s expectations

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National wool and sheep report

Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals...

Western hay price report

Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer...

Western grain price report
California shell egg prices
National feeder and stocker cattle report

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National wool and sheep report

Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals...

Western hay price report

Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer...

Western grain price report
California shell egg prices
National feeder and stocker cattle report

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Above-average fire year ahead in Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest

Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal...

Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Animal health officials have lifted their quarantine on the last of 10 southwestern Indiana poultry farms where a bird...

Australia’s government blocks massive ranch sale to Chinese
Arizona Senate advances bill increasing minimum wage
Commodity groups seek freedom of information exemption for checkoff boards

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Business is slow at snail farm

EUREKA, Calif. — Business is slow for entrepreneur Charity Anais West, but she isn’t surprised.

She owns and operates...

Oregon farmers fighting bank to sell radish seed

Several warehouses are caught in the middle of a legal dispute over radish seeds between Oregon farms and an out-of-state bank.

Both the...

Rancher says he’s a conservation-easement convert
Blueberry farmer warns some surfactants may sunburn plants in unseasonably hot weather
Hard cider makes an easy connection between urban and rural