Union Pacific Chairman and CEO Lance Fritz said higher energy prices, favorable agricultural markets and improving consumer confidence all suggest railroad shipping volumes will grow this year.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service have issued separate decisions approving the plan by Calgary-based Agrium Inc.
SureHarvest, a California firm that helps growers develop and keep records of sustainable farming pr
The move will allow the brand to sell Wyoming beef to markets beyond state borders.
Slaughter lambs were firm to $4 higher, except at San Angelo, Texas, weak to $5 lower.
Cash wheat bids for January delivery ended the reporting week on Thursday, Jan. 12, steady to higher compared to Jan. 5 noon bids for January delivery.
Asking prices for next week are 2 cents lower for Jumbo, 8 cents higher for Extra Large, 9 cents higher for Large and 13 cents higher for Medium and Small.
Winter storms and low temperatures had a downward influence on milk production in the mountain states of Idaho, Colorado and Utah.
Many producers have been waiting for this week to sell their spring-born calf crop, evidenced by the showing of nearly 500,000 head sold through auctions, directs and video sales this week.
Inclement weather impacted several auction because moving cattle was difficult.