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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2019-05-08)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 8, 2019



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC    	    Wed May 08, 2019        USDA-SC Dept Ag Market 
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SC Farm Report on Wednesday

   Cattle at SC auctions on Tuesday:  No comparisons due to limited 
comparable sales this week.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 136.00-153.00, 500-600 lbs 132.00-148.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-500 lbs 134.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-135.00.  Feeder Heifers: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-
130.00. Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 59.00-67.00; Boners 80-85% 
lean 52.00-77.00; Lean 85-90% lean 58.00-63.00; Lean Low Dressing 51.00-
53.00. Slaughter bulls: 1055-1985 lbs 62.00-102.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Small 1-2 725-750 lbs young to middle aged 
cows with 150 lbs or less calves 600.00 per pair. Med-Large 1-2 965-1000 lbs
young to middle aged cows with 150 lbs or less calves 700.00-825.00.  
   Hogs on Tuesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.74 higher at 61.54.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 58.09; 450-500 lbs 64.66; 500-550 lbs 66.78.
   SC Grain on Wednesday:  Corn was 3 cents lower; elevator bids 3.84-3.95,
 processor bids 3.85-4.35.  Soybeans were 3 to 4 cents lower; elevator bids
 7.39-7.84, processor bid 8.34, and export 8.37.  New crop wheat bids were 
steady to 2 cents lower; elevator bids 4.19-4.49.  
   Cotton on Wednesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.87 
lower at 69.06.  
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Wednesday.  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; Peaches 1/2
bubskts Yellow Flesh 28.00-30.00, Fair Quality 20.00; Spinach 1.35 bucrts 
Savoy type 20.00; Strawberries gallon ctns Large 8.00, 8 1-lb Large-Extra 
Large 10.00-16.00; 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 22.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 14.00; Cantaloupes 
1/2 ctns GU 9s 17.00, per melon Medium FL 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 12.00, White 14.00; 
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 45.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 12.00-15.00, Red Extra Large 22.00-
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 11.00-
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 
12.00, 5x6sz/6x6sz 12.00-14.00, 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 15.00-20.00, 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 10.00; Tomatoes, Plum 
25 lb ctns Roma Large/Extra Large FL 12.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red 
Flesh Seeded FL 28s/35s 140.00, 45s 135.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh 
Seedless FL 36s 180.00, 45s/60s 180.00-190.00, per melon Red Flesh Seeded 
FL 20-24 lbs 3.00, 24-28 lbs 4.00-5.00, 30-35 lbs 5.00-6.00, 45-50 lbs 
10.00, per melon Red Flesh Seedless FL 10-14 lbs 2.00-3.00, 16-18 3.50-
4.00, 20-22 lbs 5.00.  CITRUS: Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 88s/113s 
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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