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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2019-04-30)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 30, 2019

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tue April 30, 2019      USDA-SC Dept. Ag Market News

SC Farm Report on Tuesday

   Cattle at SC Auctions on Monday:  No comparisons this week due to 
limited comparable sales. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
152.50-166.00, 500-600 lbs 139.00-159.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 149.00-160.00, 500-600 lbs 146.00-165.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 129.00-148.00, 500-600 lbs 
123.00-135.00. 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: 1005-2050 lbs 75.00-99.00. 
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 1010-1170 lbs Young to Middle 
age cows with 145-370 lbs calves 810.00-1300.00 per pair.  Small to 
Medium 1-2 740-1145 lbs Young age to Aged cows with 115-290 lbs calves 
550.00-1065.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was 0.55 higher at 62.58.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 54.32; 450-500 lbs 59.91; 500-550 lbs 62.00. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday.  Corn was steady; elevator bids 4.05-4.11, 
processor bids 4.10-4.40.  Soybeans were 6 to 7 cents lower; elevator 
bids 7.66-8.11, processor bid 8.61, and export 8.61.  New Crop Wheat was 
mostly 6 to 7 cents lower; elevator bids 4.08-4.38. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.17 
lower at 73.53. 
   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 12.00; 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; 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 14.00-17.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Medium 12.00.  
OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns Red/Golden 20.00, tray pack Red 
Delicious 72s 25.00, Gala 88s/Fuji 100s 28.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 17.00-
18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 28.00, Half Runners 40.00; Cabbage 50 lb 
ctns Green type 15.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns GU 9s 16.00, per melon Medium 
FL 1.00, 24 inch bins Athena 150s 240.00-250.00, 180s 200.00-250.00; 
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 12.00-15.00, 
1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium FL 25.00-30.00, Pickles Medium FL 
20.00; Eggplant buctns Medium 15.00; Mangoes 1 layer ctns Tommy 
Atkins 10s 8.00, Ataulfo 16s 12.00; 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 29.00-30.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts 
Virginia FL 46.00-48.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 
12.00-15.00, Red Extra Large 25.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 
Extra Large 18.00; Pineapples 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 13.00; 
Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 15.00, White Size A #2 15.00; Squash 1/2 
buctns Zucchini Small 14.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 25.00; 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 11.00-12.00, 5x6sz/6x6sz 10.00-14.00, Green 
All Sizes 12.00-19.00, Yellow 5x6sz 18.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt flats 
Red type 13.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red FL 18.00, 12 1-pt cntrs 
Red type 10.00-12.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Large/Extra Large FL 
12.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded FL 28s/35s 160.00, 45s 
135.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless FL 36s 200.00, 45s/60s 210.00, 
per melon Red Flesh Seeded FL 20-24 lbs 3.00, 24-28 lbs 3.50-5.00, 30-35 
lbs 5.00-6.00, per melon Red Flesh Seedless FL 10-14 lbs 2.00-3.00, 16-18 
3.50-4.50, 20-22 lbs 5.00-5.50, 24-28 lbs 5.50-6.00.  CITRUS: Oranges 
7/10 buctns Navel CA 88s 20.00-21.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola 
125s/56s 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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