Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was moderate this week. There were 236,746 lbs. of confirmed trades.
Harvested hay acres for 2015 are expected to be down 5 percent in Washington and up 3 percent in Idaho compared to 2014.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during April for ordinary protein were 17.50 to 76.25 cents per bushel lower from $6-6.5875, mostly $6.4075 compared to April 3 noon bids for April delivery.
Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 10 cents lower for Jumbo and Extra Large.
Feeder cattle and calves sold unevenly steady to $3 higher early in the week, instances $5 higher; then turned unevenly steady the rest of the week.
Stocker and feeder cattle mixed, feeder steers steady to $15 lower, heifers firm to $6 higher at the Toppenish Livestock Auction.
Tight cash flow has already struck some Arkansas growers.
The Port of Lewiston in Idaho has announced it would suspend the barge service that moved containers loaded with agricultural products downriver to Portland.
The Victor, New York, company reported net income of $214.6 million, or $1.06 per share, in the three months ending Feb. 28.