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Saturday, September 26, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri Sept 25, 2020	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, Feeder 
Steers and Feeder Bulls were 2.00 lower.  Feeder heifers were unevenly 
steady.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 135.00-155.00; 
500-600 lbs 129.00-138.00. Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
135.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 123.00-130.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 121.00-134.00; 500-600 lbs 117.00-129.00.  
Slaughter cows were 2.00 lower.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 
54.00-69.00; Boners 80-85% lean 52.00-70.00; Lean 85-90% lean 52.00-
67.00; Lean low dressing 40.00-55.00.  Slaughter bulls were steady.  
Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1120-2055 lbs 80.00-101.00; High 
Dressing 1560-1990 lbs 104.00; Low Dressing 1010-2135 lbs 61.00-86.00. 
   Goats: [225]  Week Ago: 228  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 20-40 lbs 30.00-115.00, 40-60 lbs 60.00-
145.00, 60-80 lbs 155.00-165.00; Sel 2 20-40 lbs 50.00-60.00, 40-60 lbs
Couple @ 77.50. Wethers: Slaughter Sel 1 100-150 lbs 210.00-360.00.  
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 110.00-155.00, 70-100 lbs 125.00-135.00, 
100-150 lbs 125.00-245.00, 150-250 lbs 180.00-295.00; Sel 2 100-150 lbs 
115.00-135.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 110.00-160.00, 100-150 
lbs 150.00-270.00, 150-250 lbs 205.00-310.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 85.00-
140.00.  
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 2 cents higher; elevator bids 3.90-4.35, 
processor bids 4.15-4.35.  Soybeans were 2 cents higher; elevator bids 
9.42-9.92, processor bid 10.47, and export N/A.  Wheat bids were mostly 5 
to 6 cents lower and one location was 2 cents higher; elevator bids 5.04-
5.24.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.49 
lower at 62.95.
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday.  Beans approx. 26 lb sks Lima type 
Green/Speckled 25.00, 1/2 bubskts Lima type 15.00; Blackberries 4 1-qt 
flats Medium-Large 25.00, per quart Medium-Large 7.00; Cilantro ctns 
bnchd 30s 12.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White/Bi-Color 32.00; Cucumbers 1 
1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium/Small 30.00-35.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles 
Medium-Large 20.00-25.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Long Greens 18.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 
buctns Medium 18.00; Grapes 1/2 bubskts Muscadines 35.00, Scuppernongs 
30.00-35.00; Greens 1 1/9 buctns loose Turnip/Mustard 14.00, dz bnchs 
Collards 22.00; Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 12.00; Okra 1/2 
buctns/bucrts Small-Medium 21.00-25.00; Peanuts, Green busks Jumbo 45.00-
50.00; Peas, Other Approx. 26 lb sks Purple Hull/Pinkeye 25.00-26.00, 1/2 
bubskts Purple Hull/Pinkeye 15.00-20.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 bubskts 
Jalapeno Red 10.00, Serrano Red/Green 15.00, Habanero Red/Orange 20.00, 1 
1/9 buctns Jalapeno 22.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 18.00-20.00, 
1/2 buctns Zucchini Medium 14.00-15.00, 1/2 buctns Crookneck Small 20.00, 
1/2 buctns Straightneck Small 22.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 20.00-
25.00, Medium 12.00-15.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type U.S. No. 
1 22.00-30.00, Jumbo/U.S. Two 20.00, Small 18.00, Purple/White 32.00, 1/2 
buctns Jumbo 18.00, 24 inch bins Covington 300.00; Watermelons per melon 
Red Flesh Seedless 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless 36s/45s/60s 160.00, 
24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded 35s/28s 135.00-140.00.  MISCELLANEOUS 
SEASONAL: Corn Stalks per bundle 12s 10.00, Corn Stalks per bundle 8s 
7.00-8.00; Deer Corn 65 lb sks Cob type 7.00-8.00; Straw per bale Wheat 
5.00-7.00. OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns Gold/Gala/Fuji 18.00-
22.00, Red/Rome/Jonagold 18.00-22.00, Cameo/Candy Crisp 20.00-22.00, 
Arkansas Black 22.00, Granny Smith/Mutsu 20.00-22.00, Honeycrisp 28.00-
35.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 17.00-20.00, #2 13.00-14.00; Beans bucrts 
Snap type 24.00, approx. 26 lb sks Lima type Green/Speckled 25.00; Beets 
25 lb filmbags Red topped 15.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green type 
20.00-22.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Green NC Select 15.00; Mangoes 4 
kg flats Kent 6s 8.00, Keitt 9s/10s 7.00-10.00, Ataulfo 16s 10.00; 
Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 15.00-19.50, 40 lb ctns Peru Sweet 
Jumbo 29.00-30.00, 10 5-lb sks Peru Sweet Jumbo 38.00, 16 3-lb sks Peru 
Sweet Medium 35.00; Pears 1/2 bubskts Asian type 20.00; Peas, Other 8 lb 
filmbags White Acre 26.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled 28.00; Peppers, Bell 1 
1/9 buctns Green Choice 24.00-30.00, Yellow/Red Choice 25.00; Peppers, 
Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno Green/Red 18.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer 
Golden Ripe 6s/7s 16.00-18.00; Plums 28 lb ctns Pluot and Black CA 20.00-
25.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 MN 20.00; Pumpkins 24 inch bins 
Pie type Orange 180.00-200.00, Pie type White 200.00, Mixed Heirloom 
200.00-275.00, Fairytale 200.00-250.00, Cinderella 200.00-250.00, 36 inch 
bins Howden type 160.00-180.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Spaghetti 20.00; Sweet 
Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 21.00-22.00, US Number 2 
NC 12.00-20.00, Jumbo NC 14.00-16.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes 
Pink-Light Red Extra Large/Jumbo 26.00-30.00, 5x6 20.00-28.00, 6x6 sz 
20.00-25.00, Green 25.00-30.00, Yellow Extra Large 26.00; Tomatoes, 
Cherry 12 1-pt flats Red type Large 15.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red 
type 25.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Red NC 12.00-14.00; Turnips 25 
lb filmbags Purple Top topped MI 13.00-14.00; Watermelons per melon Red 
Flesh Seedless 16-18 lbs 3.00, 20-24 lbs 4.00, Red Flesh Seeded 20-24 lbs 
3.50, 25-30 lbs 4.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless 36s/45s VA 150.00, 
Red Flesh Seeded VA 35s 140.00.  CITRUS:  Tangerines 15kg/33lb ctns Tango 
PE 15.00-20.00. 

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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