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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2019-05-09)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 9, 2019



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC    		Thursday May 09, 2019    	USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

***IN OBSERVANCE OF STATE HOLIDAY, STATE OFFICES ARE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, 
MAY 10, 2019.  THE NEXT FARM REPORT WILL BE MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019.***
SC Farm Report on Thursday  
  	
   Cattle at SC Auctions on Wednesday:  Compared to last week, feeder 
cattle were steady to 2.00 lower based on limited comparable sales.  
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 135.00-147.50, 500-600 
lbs 132.00-138.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
130.00-145.00, 500-600 lbs 120.00-135.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-136.00, 500-600 lbs 120.00-128.00.  
Slaughter bulls and slaughter cows were steady.  Slaughter cows: 
Breakers 75-80% lean 52.00-63.00; Boners 85-85% lean 55.00-71.00; Lean 
85-90% lean 48.00-58.00; Lean low dressing 41.00-50.00.  Slaughter Bulls: 
970-2075 lbs 68.00-91.00. 
   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 955-110 lbs Young to Middle Age
cows with 150-300 lbs calves 1000.00-1025.00.  Medium 2 865-900 lbs Young 
to Middle Age Cows with calves under 150 lbs 500.00-800.00 per pair. 
Small 1-2 820 lbs Young Age cow with calf under 150 lbs 900.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Wednesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.76 lower at 61.04.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 57.54; 450-500 lbs 64.36; 500-550 lbs 67.46. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  New Crop Corn was 9 to 10 cents lower; 
elevator bids 3.97-4.03, processor bids 4.02-4.32.  Soybeans were 11 to 
14 cents lower; elevator bids 7.25-7.68, processor bid 8.23, export bid 
8.23. New Crop Wheat was 9 to 11 cents lower; elevator bids 4.09-4.39. 
   Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 2.08 
lower at 66.98. 
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Thursday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb sks Red 
type Topped 12.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut 15.00; 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/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 ctns Carolina Sweet Jumbo 15.00; Parsley ctns bnchd 
Flat and Curly types 30s 15.00; Peaches 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 28.00; 
Spinach 1.35 bucrts Savoy type 20.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Straightneck 
Small 20.00, Zucchini Small 14.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 20.00; 
Strawberries gallon ctns Large 8.00-16.00, 8 1-lb 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 25.00; Blueberries 12 1-pt cntrs Large FL 22.00; Cabbage 50 lb 
ctns Green type Medium 14.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns Tuscan type 9s 17.00, 
per melon Athena FL Medium 0.80-1.00, 24 inch bins Athena 120s 220.00-
240.00, 150s 200.00-210.00, 180s 180.00-200.00; Carrots 50 lb sks Jumbo 
20.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Yellow/Bi-Color/White 10.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 
buctns Long Green Select 12.00-14.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 
25.00-28.00; 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 26.00-29.00, 16 3-lb 
Medium 29.00-30.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Virginia FL 45.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large/Large 12.00-15.00, Red Extra Large 
22.00-25.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno Extra Large 18.00; 
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 
14.00-15.00, Medium 10.00-12.00, 3/4 buctns Yellow Crookneck Small 20.00; 
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 Pink-Light Red Extra Large/Jumbo 
12.00-20.00, 6x6 sz/5x6 sz 12.00-19.00, Green All Sizes 12.00-19.00, 
Yellow 5x6sz 18.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red type 15.00-16.00, 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, 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, Per melon Red Flesh Seedless FL 10-14 lbs 
2.00-3.00, 16-18 lbs 3.50-4.00, 20-22 lbs 4.50-5.00.  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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