Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes reductions to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.
Slaughter lambs were steady to $20 lower. Slaughter ewes were steady to $6 higher.
Export and domestic alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during May for ordinary protein trended mixed, from 3.75 cent lower to 0.75 of a cent per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at $4.7075-4.85.
Asking prices for next week are 8 cent higher for Jumbo, 4 cents higher for Extra Large and unchanged on all other sizes.
Fluid milk interest is flat as many school districts adjust their orders in preparation to close for the summer break.
Northern buyers, especially in Nebraska, continue to drive the market and tip their hand as to how far they will go when local cattle come up for sale.
Stocker and feeder cattle firm in a light test at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate trade pact with Canada and Mexico
Slaughter lambs were steady to $15 lower, except at Sioux Falls, S.D., steady to $7 higher.
Export and domestic Alfalfa steady in a light test in the Columbia Basin.
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during May for ordinary protein trended 3.75 to 12.25 cents per bushel higher compared to week ago prices for the same delivery period at $4.7000-4.8875.
Food service demand is moderate to fairly good with retail movement reported in a full range of light to fairly good, mostly light to moderate.