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Friday, February 22, 2019


CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri February 22, 2019	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, all classes 
of feeder cattle were steady to 2.00 lower.  Feeder Steers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 150.00-166.00; 500-550 lbs 142.50-157.00.  Feeder 
Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 143.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 
125.00-150.00.  Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 124.00-
143.00, 500-600 lbs 120.00-135.00.  Slaughter cows were steady. Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 49.00-64.00; Boners 80-85% lean 55.00-72.00; 
Lean 85-90% lean 50.00-61.00; Lean low dressing 35.00-48.00. 
Slaughter bulls were steady.  Slaughter bulls:  1065-1945 lbs 83.00-
95.00. 
   Goats: [269]  Week Ago: 279.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 30.00-65.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-
105.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00-125.00, 60-80 lbs 135.00-145.00; Sel 2 N/A.  
Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 115.00-210.00, 100-150 lbs 155.00-
255.00, 150-250 lbs couple @ 295.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 
80.00-125.00, 70-100 lbs 120.00-155.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-180.00 and one 
@ 200.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 40.00-95.00, 70-100 lbs 85.00-115.00.  
Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-140.00, 100-150 lbs 160.00-175.00, 
150-250 lbs 215.00-250.00; Sel 2 N/A.  Pairs/Trios: Sel 1 50-70 lbs with 
One Kid Under 20 lbs 145.00-175.00 per pair, 50-70 lbs with Two Kids 
Under 20 lbs 195.00 per trio; Sel 2 50-70 lbs With Two Kids Under 20 lb
140.00 per trio.
   SC Grain on Friday.  New crop corn was steady to 2 cents lower; 
elevator bids 4.06-4.32, processor bids 4.36-4.66.  Soybeans were 1 cent 
lower; elevator bids 8.35-8.70, processor bid 9.20, export bid 9.20.  New 
Crop wheat was steady to 2.00 cents higher; elevator bids 4.55-4.95.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.00 
lower at 69.76. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday:  Beets 25 lb sks Red type Topped 16.00;  
Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens dz bnchs Collards 25.00, 
Turnips/Mustard 20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
Mustard/Turnip Tops 18.00, Creasy type 18.00; Onions, Green crts bnchs 
24s 12.00, ctns bnchd 48s 22.00, Sweet type 24s 20.00; Parsley ctns bnchd 
Flat and Curly types 30s 15.00; Pecans 50 lb sks Stuarts 150.00; 
Rutabagas dz bnchs 20.00; Spinach 1.35 bucrts Savoy type 20.00; Turnips 
25 lb sks Topped Medium 18.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns 
Pink Lady 25.00, Red/Golden/Rome 20.00, Fuji/Gala 20.00-22.00, Honeycrisp 
35.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 10.00; Cabbage 50 
lb ctns Green type 22.00; Carrots 50 lb sks Jumbo MX 20.00; Corn, Sweet 4 
dz crts Yellow/Bi-Color 25.00, White 27.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Select 
20.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 40.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 Medium FL 
20.00; Honeydews ctns Yellow type 6s HD 14.00; Mangoes 1 layer flts Kent 
12s 10.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 
14.00, 40 lb ctns Peruvian Sweet Jumbo 22.00-24.00, 16 3-lb sks Peruvian 
Sweet Medium 26.00; Okra 1/2 buctns Small-Medium 35.00; Peppers, Bell 1 
1/9 buctns Green Extra Large/Jumbo 12.00-16.00, Red Extra Large 20.00, 
Yellow Large 25.00; Pineapples 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 12.00; 
Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A 16.00, 10 5-lb filmbags Red Size A 20.00; 
Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 14.00, Straightneck Small 15.00; 
Strawberries 8 1-lb cntrs Medium-Large 12.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns 
Orange type US Number 1 NC 17.00-20.00, US Number 1 MS 22.00, US #2 NC/MS 
15.00, Jumbo NC/MS 15.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red 
Extra Large/Jumbo 14.00-17.00, 6x6sz/5x6sz 12.00-14.00, Green All Sizes 
15.00-21.00, Yellow 5x6sz 20.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt flts Red type 
14.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red FL 18.00, 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 
11.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Extra Large FL 12.00.  CITRUS: 
Oranges 4/5 buctns Mid-Season 100s 23.00, Mid-Season 125s 18.00, 7/10 
buctns Navel CA 72s/113s 21.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola CA 100s 
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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