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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.

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Monsanto abandons takeover bid for Swiss rival Syngenta
Monsanto abandons takeover bid for Swiss rival Syngenta
Monsanto says the enhanced offer “did not meet Syngenta’s financial expectations.”
Dozens report illnesses after eating at Chipotle restaurant
About 60 customers and 17 employees reported feeling ill after eating at the Ventura, Calif., restaurant.
Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s make a McWhopper
The proposed mashup of the Big Mac and Whopper would include elements of each, such as flame-broiled beef patty and a middle bun. The publicity stunt would benefit a nonprofit called Peace One Day.
PNW gets new refrigerated rail service
An Atlanta, Ga., company is providing new refrigerated rail service from the Northwest to the Midwest and East Coast.
PNW gets new refrigerated rail service
An Atlanta, Ga., company is providing new refrigerated rail service from the Northwest to the Midwest and East Coast.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Consumers shell out more for eggs, prices soar in California
Avian flu, higher chicken feed prices and the rollout of Proposition 2, which requires that all eggs sold in California come from farms that allow chickens to move around freely, have caused prices to soar
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were uneven, $10-20 higher at San Angelo, Texas, and steady to $20 lower at New Holland, Pa.
Selected West Coast grain prices
Cash wheat bids for August delivery ended the reporting week on Thursday, Aug. 20, mixed compared to Aug. 13 noon bids for August delivery.
National slaughter, feeder and stock cattle report
Calves and yearlings traded weak to $5 lower with a number of instances $10 lower from midweek on.