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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2019-04-23)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 23, 2019

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tue April 23, 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 steady. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 154.00-
174.00, 500-600 lbs 148.00-170.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 152.00-172.00, 500-600 lbs 145.00-156.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 136.00-152.00, 500-600 lbs 
125.00-140.00. Slaughter cows were steady to 5.00 higher.  Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 53.00-68.00; Boners 85-85% lean 56.00-74.00; 
Lean 85-90% lean 50.00-62.00; Lean low dressing 30.00-49.00.  Slaughter 
bulls were steady to 5.00 higher.  Slaughter Bulls: 1290-2190 lbs 77.00-
98.00. 
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 930-1140 lbs Young to Middle age 
cows with 215-385 lbs calves 985.00-1325.00 per pair.  Small to Medium 1-
2 665-985 lbs Young age to Aged cows with 110-320 lbs calves 650.00-
1080.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was 0.37 higher at 61.53.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 50.92; 450-500 lbs 54.06; 500-550 lbs 57.03. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday.  Corn was 3 cents lower; elevator bids 4.03-
4.10, processor bids 4.08-4.38.  Soybeans were 10 to 15 cents lower; 
elevator bids 7.87-8.32, processor bid 8.82, and export 8.82.  New Crop 
Wheat was mostly 3 to 4 cents higher; elevator bids 4.25-4.55. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.56 
lower at 74.66. 
   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 20.00-25.00, 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; Peas, Green 
bucrts English type 35.00; Rutabagas dz bnchs 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Large 
No Wax 10.00; Spinach 1.35 bucrts Savoy type 20.00; Strawberries gallon 
ctns Large-Extra Large 10.00, 8 1-lb Large-Extra Large 15.00-17.00; 
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, Gala 88s/Fuji 100s 28.00, Pink 
Lady 125s 25.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 17.00-18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 
15.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 15.00; 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 16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Green Select 12.00-16.00, 
1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Medium 25.00-33.00, Pickles Medium FL 20.00; 
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, Vidalia District of 
Georgia 40 lb ctns Jumbo 26.00-29.00, 50 lb sks Jumbo 30.00, 16 3-lb sks 
Medium 29.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Virginia FL 47.00-48.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 18.00-20.00, Red Extra Large 24.00-
25.00, Yellow Large-Extra Large FL 24.00-25.00; 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 26.00; 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; 
Tomatillos 1 1/9 buctns Milpero FL 18.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes 
Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 14.00-16.00, 5x6sz/6x6sz 12.00-14.00, Green 
All Sizes 16.00-20.00, 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 12.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless 
36s 180.00-250.00, 45s/60s 180.00-265.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded 
FL 28s/35s 175.00-180.00, 45s 135.00-175.00, per melon Red Flesh Seeded 
FL 10-12 lbs 2.00, 20-24 lbs 3.00-4.00, 24-28 lbs 5.00, 30-35 lbs 6.00, 
per melon Red Flesh Seedless FL 12-14 lbs 3.00, 16-18 lbs 4.00-5.00, 20-
22 lbs 5.00-6.00, 24-28 lbs 5.50-6.00.  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.  


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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