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Market was softer due to bearish cattle on feed report.

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Odessa biodiesel plant seeks new owners, again
The Odessa Public Development Authority has issued a request for proposals to sell or lease its biodiesel plant, which has been vacant since June 2014.
New tractor company targets small farm market
New tractor company targets small farm market
An Alabama company is making small, affordable tractors for small farms with nonproprietary parts that it sees as a help to regional farming on a global scale to meet future food needs.
California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years
Cap and trade puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.
Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying
The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday night on the nomination of Bernhardt, a lawyer and Interior official under President George W. Bush.
Punishing drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains
A punishing drought that stretches across much of the Northern Plains is expected to cause farmers to lose 64 million bushels of wheat this year
National wool and sheep review
Slaughter ewes were mostly steady. Feeder lambs were steady to sharply lower.
West Coast grain price report

Grains are stated in dollars per bushel or hundredweight (cwt.) except feed grains traded in dollars per ton. National grain report bids are for rail delivery unless truck indicated.


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California shell egg price report
Trade sentiment is steady. Demand is moderate to good.
Fluid milk and cream review — West
Some contacts report that the cool nights have helped production to bounce back.
National feeder and stocker cattle report
In many ways, this week was one long waiting game.