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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2019-04-16)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 16, 2019

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tue April 16, 2019      USDA-SC Dept. Ag Market News

SC Farm Report on Tuesday

   Cattle at SC Auctions on Monday:  Compared to last week, feeder cattle 
were 2.00 to 4.00 higher. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
155.00-170.00, 500-600 lbs 148.00-159.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 148.00-165.00, 500-600 lbs 130.00-163.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 130.00-147.00, 500-600 lbs 
129.00-141.00. Slaughter cows were steady to 4.00 higher.  Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 52.00-61.00; Boners 85-85% lean 55.00-68.00; 
Lean 85-90% lean 48.00-59.00; Lean low dressing 38.00-48.00. Slaughter 
bulls were steady.  Slaughter Bulls: 1065-1885 lbs 72.00-95.00. 
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 980-1325 lbs Young to Middle age 
cows with 60-335 lbs calves 800.00-1325.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 700-875
lbs Young to Middle age cows with 115-335 lbs calves 500.00-1075.00 per 
pair.
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was 0.20 higher at 58.85.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 46.17; 450-500 lbs 51.40; 500-550 lbs 53.78. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday.  Corn was 3 to 4 cents lower; elevator bids 4.11-
4.18, processor bids 4.16-4.46.  Soybeans were 10 cents lower and one 
location was 11 cents lower; elevator bids 8.13-8.58, processor bid 9.03, 
and export 9.08.  New Crop Wheat was mostly 14 to 15 cents lower; 
elevator bids 4.28-4.58. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 2.07 
higher at 75.31. 
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Tuesday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb sks Red 
type topped 16.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens dz bnchs 
Collards 22.00-25.00, Turnips/Mustard 20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 
15.00, 1 1/9 buctns Mustard/Turnip Tops/Creasy type 15.00; Onions, Green 
crts bnchs 24s 12.00, ctns bnchd 48s 22.00, Sweet type 24s 20.00; Onions, 
Dry 50 lb sks Carolina Sweet Jumbo 30.00, 25 lb sks Carolina Sweet jumbo 
15.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat and Curly types 30s 15.00; Rutabagas dz 
bnchs 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Large No Wax 10.00; Spinach 1.35 bucrts Savoy 
type 20.00; Strawberries 4 1-qt flats Medium-Large 14.00; Turnips 25 lb 
sks Topped Medium 16.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns Fuji/York 
20.00, Pink Lady 20.00-25.00, Red/Golden/Granny Smith 20.00, tray pack
Red Delicious 72s 25.00; Asparagus 11 lb ctns 20.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 
18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 15.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 16.00; 
Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns GU 9s 16.00, per melon Medium FL 2.00, 24 inch bins 
Small-Medium 300.00; Carrots 50 lb sks Jumbo 20.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts 
Yellow/Bi-Color/White 17.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Green Select 
12.00-16.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Medium 35.00; Eggplant buctns Medium 
15.00; Grapes 18 lb cntrs bagged Red Seedless 24.00-25.00, White 
Seedless 24.00-25.00; Mangoes 1 layer ctns Tommy Atkins 10s 8.00; Okra 
1/2 buctns FL Small-Medium 20.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 
20.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 20.00, 40 lb ctns Mexico 1015 28.00-30.00; 
Peanuts, Green bucrts Virginia FL 48.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green 
Extra Large 22.00-28.00, Red Extra Large 24.00-25.00, Yellow Large-Extra 
Large FL 24.00-25.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Banana Hot 16.00, 
Jalapeno FL 20.00; Pineapples 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 13.00; Plums 
2 layer ctns Red/Black 48s 18.00-20.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 
15.00, White Size A #2 15.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 12.00, 3/4 
buctns Crookneck Small 14.00-17.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type 
US Number 1 NC 22.00-23.00, US Number 1 MS 22.00-24.00, US #2 NC/MS 
15.00-18.00, Jumbo NC/MS 15.00-18.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes 
Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 17.00-18.00, 5x6sz/6x6sz 14.00-16.00, Green 
All Sizes 17.00-20.00, Yellow 5x6sz 22.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red 
FL 18.00, 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 12.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma 
Large/Extra Large FL 15.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless 
36s/45s/60s/80s 275.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded FL 28s/35s/45s 
200.00-225.00, per melon Red Flesh Seeded FL 26-32 lbs 7.00, per melon 
Red Flesh Seedless FL 16-18 lbs 4.00-5.00, 20-22 lbs 5.50, 24-28 lbs
6.00-7.00.  CITRUS: Oranges 4/5 Valencia 100s 20.00, 7/10 buctns Navel 
CA 88s/113s 20.00-21.00, 5 lb sks Valencia FL 5.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns 
Minneola 125s 25.00-26.00; Tangerines 4/5 buctns Honey FL 150s 25.00, 
Honey FL 120s 30.00.  

For detailed reports go to www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm or 
www.agriculture.sc.gov or phone USDA-SCDA Market News at 803-737-4491 
or 4497.

Source: South Carolina Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Columbia, SC 803-
737-4491. http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS146.txt

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