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Sunday, December 8, 2019

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri Dec 06, 2019	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to two weeks ago, feeder 
steers and feeder bulls were 2.00 higher.  Feeder heifers were unevenly 
steady.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 130.00-150.00; 
500-600 lbs 120.00-144.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 124.00-152.00; 500-600 lbs 115.00-139.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 107.00-124.00, 500-600 lbs 104.00-120.00.  
Slaughter cows were 4.00 lower.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 
47.00-60.00; Boners 80-85% lean 44.00-64.00; Lean 85-90% lean 44.00-
61.00; Lean low dressing 30.00-52.00.  Slaughter bulls were steady.  
Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1010-2210 lbs 77.00-91.00; High 
Dressing 1875-1915 lbs 97.00-100.00; Low Dressing 900-2280 lbs 50.00-
77.00. 
      Goats: [191]  Two Weeks Ago: 290.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 20-40 lbs 40.00-65.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00-
125.00, 60-80 lbs 80.00-190.00; Sel 2 40-60 lbs 62.50-65.00.  Wethers: 
Slaughter 1 and 2 70-100 lbs 145.00-200.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 
lbs 85.00-135.00, 70-100 lbs 95.00-170.00, 100-140 lbs 140.00-210.00, 
140-180 lbs 230.00-240.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 80.00-90.00, 100-140 lbs 
120.00-130.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 115.00-120.00, 100-150 
lbs 135.00-220.00, 150-250 lbs 160.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 60.00-120.00, 
100-150 lbs 130.00-140.00.
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was steady to 1 cent higher; elevator bids 
4.06-4.17, processor bids 4.36-4.81.  Soybeans were 5 to 6 cents higher;
elevator bids 8.49-8.80, processor bid 8.99, and export 9.09.  New Crop 
wheat bids were steady; elevator bids 5.10-5.65.  
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.49 
higher at 64.50. 
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday.  Beans 8 lb filmbag Lima Shelled Frozen 
20.00; Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb filmbags Red type Topped 
12.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut 18.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round 
Green Medium 12.00; Cauliflower flats White 12s 25.00, 1 1/9 buctns White 
25.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens Kale 24s 15.00, dz bnchs 
Rutabagas 20.00, dz bnchs Collards/Turnips 20.00, dz bnchs Mustard Flat 
and Curly 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Turnip tops/Mustard 12.00-15.00, 
Creasy type 12.00; Onions, Green crts bnchs 24s 10.00, ctns bnchd 48s 
14.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Curly 30s 10.00; Peas, Other 8 lb filmbag 
Various Shelled Frozen 20.00; Pecans 50 lb sks Stuarts 160.00, per lb 
Stuarts 4.00-4.99; Squash buctns Acorn/Butternut/Spaghetti 20.00; Sweet 
Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US #1 17.00-28.00, Jumbo/Small/Medium 
14.00-23.00, Red type US #1 23.00-25.00, Red type Jumbo/Medium/Small 
18.00-23.00, Purple US #1 35.00, 1/2 bubskts Orange type #1 12.00; 
Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Small 12.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped 
Medium 12.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose Gala 16.00-
22.00, Red/Gold/Fuji/Rome 17.00-22.00, Granny Smith/Arkansas Black 18.00-
22.00, Cortland/Cameo 18.00-22.00, Jonagold/Pink Lady 18.00-20.00, 
Stayman/Winesap 20.00-22.00, Tray Pack WA Golden 88s 30.00; Bananas 40 
lb ctns #1 16.50-18.00, #2 12.50; Beans bucrts Snap type 35.00, bucrts KY 
type 30.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White/Yellow 28.00; Coconuts 50 lb ctns 
Water type FL 8s 20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens FL Select 
16.00-20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Pickles Small Fair Qualty 25.00, Pickles Large 
15.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium-Large 15.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats 
Keitt BR 9s 10.00; Okra 1/2 buctns Small-Medium HD 28.00; Onions, Dry 50 
lb sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 16.00, 40 lb ctns Peru 
Sweet Jumbo 24.00-28.00, 16 3-lb sks Peru Sweet Medium 30.00, 10 5-lb sks 
Peru Sweet Jumbo 34.00; Pears 2 layer ctns Apple Pears 32s 20.00, 4/5 
buctns Bosc/D'Anjou WA 32.00; Pecans 50 lb sks Stuarts GA 160.00, 
Desirables GA 170.00-180.00, 5 lb sks Desirables GA 20.00, 10 lb sks 
Desirables GA 40.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 18.00, 
Suntan 14.00, Red Large 26.00-30.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 
19.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s 15.00; Plums 28 lb Red type 
25.00, Black type 20.00; Pomegranates 25 lb ctns loose Wonderful Small 
10.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 23.00; Squash 1 1/9 buctns 
Acorn/Butternut 25.00, 1 1/9 buctns Buttercup/Spaghetti 25.00, 1/2 
bubskts Carnival/Butternut 18.00, Buttercup/Delicata 18.00, 1/2 buctns 
Zucchini Small 16.00-18.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini Medium 15.00, Grey Small 
16.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small-Medium 22.00-25.00, Crookneck Medium-
Large 15.00, 3/4 buctns Straightneck Medium 20.00; Sugar Cane per bundle 
Red/Green 10s 20.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 
20.00-22.00, US Number 2 MS 22.00, US Number 2 NC 15.00-17.00, Jumbo MS 
22.00, Jumbo NC 15.00-17.00, Okinawan/Japanese Medium 30.00; Tomatoes 25 
lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red Extra Large 20.00, 6x6sz 13.00-17.00, 
5x6sz 17.00-20.00, Green All Sizes 20.00-25.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns 
Roma Large/Extra Large 24.00.  CITRUS:  Grapefruit 25 lb ctns Red type FL 
15.00, 4/5 buctns Red type FL 48s 22.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 
113s 25.00, 4/5 buctns Navel 56s/64s 25.00, 4/5 buctns Red Navel 56s 
24.00-25.00, 4/5 buctns Hamlin 100s 20.00, 4/5 buctns Hamlin 125s 15.00-
18.00, 25 lb ctns Navel FL 14.00, 25 lb ctns Red Navel FL 14.00-15.00; 
Pummelos 25 lb ctns FL 8ct 14.00; Tangerines 34.4 lbs/15.6 kg ctns W. 
Murcott CL 18.00-20.00, 25 lb ctns Osceola FL 14.00, 4/5 buctns Early 
Pride 80s 30.00, Early Pride 100s/120s 28.00.  


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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