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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2019-05-03)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 3, 2019



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri May 03, 2019	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
  SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, all classes 
of feeder cattle were 4.00 to 5.00 lower.  Feeder Steers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 141.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-159.00.  Feeder 
Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 140.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 
132.50-165.00.  Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-
151.00, 500-600 lbs 120.00-138.00.  Slaughter cows were steady.  
Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 46.00-68.00; Boners 80-85% lean 
50.00-74.00; Lean 85-90% lean 51.00-65.00; Lean low dressing 31.00-50.00.  
Slaughter bulls were steady.  Slaughter bulls:  1005-2430 lbs 57.00-
101.00. 
   Goats: [283]  Week Ago: 183.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 35.00-50.00, 20-40 lbs 40.00-
95.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00-127.50, 60-80 lbs 130.00-140.00; Sel 2 N/A.  
Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 117.50-150.00, 100-150 lbs one @ 
230.00, 150-250 lbs one @ 250.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 105.00-
125.00, 70-100 lbs 130.00-155.00, 100-140 lbs 165.00-190.00; Sel 2 50-70 
lbs 55.00-75.00, 70-100 lbs 60.00-105.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 
lbs 125.00-155.00 and one @ 230.00, 100-150 lbs 145.00-225.00, 150-250 
lbs 165.00-330.00; Sel 2 N/A.  Pairs/Trios:  Sel 1 50-70 lbs with One Kid 
Under 20 lbs 110.00 per pair, 70-100 lbs with One Kid Under 20 lbs 
155.00-200.00 per pair.
   SC Grain on Friday. New Crop corn was steady to 1 cent higher; 
elevator bids 4.12-4.18, processor bids 4.18-4.48.  Soybeans were 1 cent 
lower; elevator bids 7.54-7.99, processor bid 8.49, and export 8.49.  New 
crop wheat bids were mostly 6 cents lower and one location was 1 cent 
higher; elevator bids 4.18-4.48.  
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.23 
higher at 72.43. 
  Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia 
State Farmers Market on Friday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb sks 
Red type Topped 12.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens dz bnchs 
Turnips/Mustard 20.00, Collards 20.00-25.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 
15.00, 1 1/9 buctns Mustard/Turnip Tops 12.00; 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 ctns Carolina Sweet Jumbo 15.00; 
Parsley ctns bnchd Flat and Curly types 30s 15.00; Peas, Green bucrts 
English type 30.00; 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 14.00-17.00; Turnips 25 lb sks 
Topped Medium 12.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns Red/Golden 
20.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 17.00-18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 28.00,
Half Runners 40.00; Blueberries 12 1-pt cntrs Large FL/GA 25.00-26.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type Medium 12.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns Tuscan 
type 9s 17.00, per melon Athena FL Medium 1.00, 24 inch bins Athena 120s 
230.00-275.00, 150s 200.00-250.00, 180s 175.00-200.00; Carrots 50 lb sks 
Jumbo 20.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Yellow/Bi-Color 16.00, White 14.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Green Select 12.00-15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts 
Pickles Small-Medium 25.00-30.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium FL 15.00; 
Mangoes 1 layer ctns Tommy Atkins 10s/9s MX 8.00, Ataulfo 16s 12.00; Okra 
1/2 buctns Small-Medium FL 20.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 
20.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 20.00, 40 lb ctns Vidalia District of Georgia 
Jumbo 26.00-29.00, 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 Large/Extra 
Large 12.00-15.00, Red Extra Large 22.00-25.00; Pineapple 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 11.00-14.00, Medium 
12.00, 3/4 buctns Yellow 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 Pink-Light Red Extra 
Large/Jumbo 11.00-12.00, 6x6 sz/5x6 sz 10.00-14.00, Green All Sizes 
12.00-19.00, Yellow 5x6sz 22.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt flats Red type 
13.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red type 15.00-18.00, 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-
165.00, 45s 135.00, Red Flesh Seedless FL 36s 180.00-200.00, 45s/60s 
180.00-210.00, per melon Red Flesh Seeded FL 20-24 lbs 3.00, 24-28 
lbs 3.50-4.00, 30-35 lbs 5.00, Red Flesh Seedless FL 10-14 lbs 2.00-3.50, 
16-18 lbs 3.50-4.00, 20-22 lbs 5.00, 24-26 lbs 5.50.  CITRUS:  Oranges 
7/10 buctns Navel CA 88s 20.00-21.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola CA 
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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