Market Summary: Market Higher for NC Bell Peppers
At the livestock auction held Tuesday in Mount Airy a total of 462 cattle and 75 goats were sold.
The North Carolina broiler-fryer market was steady and the live supply was adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights were mostly light.
EGGPLANT: Demand moderate. Market about steady. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium $8-$8.35, fair quality $5-$6.35.
PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: Demand fairly good. Market slightly higher. Quality variable. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo $14-$16.35 few lower; extra large $14-$14.35 few $12 occasional lower, fair quality $8-$10.35; large $9-$10.
U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn trended two cents higher when compared to last report. Prices ranged $6.18-$7.43 at feed mills and $6.24-$6.59 at elevators. U.S. 1 yellow soybeans trended three to four cents lower and were $16.14 at processors, and $15.10-$15.95 at elevators. U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat trended mostly one to two cents higher, quoting $5.22-$6.09 at elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $590.50 per ton for 48% protein.