Stocker and feeder cattle were lower at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction due in part to lower prices throughout the cattle complex.
Slaughter lambs steady to as much as 20.00 higher.
The front four months of Live Cattle futures were 4.10 to 6.10 lower on the week.
Rain storms in the Columbia Basin late this week delayed harvest of new crop.
An Oregon rancher and Wallowa County have intervened to defend against an environmental lawsuit that challenges cattle grazing.
Yellowstone National Park officials will launch a new bison quarantine program aimed at establishing new herds for release on public and tribal lands
WSU's controversial wolf scientist settles with school and exits
Deck Family Farm, of Junction City, Ore., has started selling pasture-raised pork to Crowd Cow, a craft meat supplier based in Seattle that crowd-funds animals one at a time from small, independent farms.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service reports on-farm hay stocks up in Oregon and Idaho and down in Washington from a year ago. But sources in Oregon and Washington say most everything on farms is sold and that inventories are tight.
Idaho leaders eye continued growth of barley food segment
Slaughter cows 1.00-4.00 lower and slaughter bulls 1.00-2.00 higher at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Jacob Valentine is able to show the potential customer the animal in full fleece, the wool as it comes off and a close-up of the fleece as it is skirted.
Dayton, Wash., rancher Joe Lemire died May 5. He is remembered by livestock industry members for his integrity and perseverance in a legal conflict with the state Department of Ecology.
Packers were not aggressively chasing the market this week and were content to set back and wait to buy cattle cheaper.