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Union Pacific cost cuts offset declining shipments in 4Q
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.

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Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Wyoming to get its first USDA slaughterhouse
The move will allow the brand to sell Wyoming beef to markets beyond state borders.
National wool and sheep report
Slaughter lambs were firm to $4 higher, except at San Angelo, Texas, weak to $5 lower.
Western grain price report
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.
California shell egg prices
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.
Western fluid milk and cream review
Winter storms and low temperatures had a downward influence on milk production in the mountain states of Idaho, Colorado and Utah.
National feeder and stock cattle report
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.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Inclement weather impacted several auction because moving cattle was difficult.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.

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