At the weekly livestock auction held Tuesday at Mount Airy a total of 222 cattle and 34 goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended mixed, feeder steers trended $18.50 to $21.00 higher, and heifers trended $1.00 to $10.00 higher when compared to the previous sale.
N.C. Eggs: The market is steady on all sizes. Supplies are moderate. Retail demand is moderate. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 150.67, Large 145.24, Medium 106.86, and Small 96.00.
Tomatoes: supply heavy. Demand is very light. Market is slightly lower. 25 lb cartons jumbo loose Vine Ripes U.S. Comb or Better 4.95-7.95
Tomatoes, grape type: demand light. Market is about steady. Flats 12 1-pt containers 6.95-7.95
Tomatoes, plum type: demand fairly good. Market is about steady. 25 lb cartons extra large loose Roma 8.95-10.95
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 11 to 16 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $3.62-$4.37 at feed mills and $3.47-4.02 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 12 to 17 cents lower and were $12.70 at processors, and $10.70-$11.00 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat was 11 cents lower and was $3.64-$4.51 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $657.20 per ton for 48%