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Sunday, April 30, 2017

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri April 28, 2017	       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 4.00 lower, feeder heifers 2.00 lower, slaughter cows and 
slaughter bulls 3.00 higher.   Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 138.00-157.50; 500-600 lbs 128.00-144.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 136.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-146.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-140.00, 500-600 lbs 
118.00-133.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 70-80% lean 63.00-76.00; Boners 
80-85% lean 65.00-79.00; Lean 85-90% lean 60.00-76.00; Lean low dressing 
46.00-59.00.  Slaughter bulls: 1010-2060 lbs 63.00-102.00. 
   Goats: [218] Week Ago: 224.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 under 20 lbs 45.00-70.00; 20-40 lbs 52.50-
117.50; 40-60 lbs 65.00-140.00, 60-80 lbs 150.00-175.00; Sel 2  20-40 
lbs 50.00-70.00, 40-60 lbs 62.50-90.00.  Wethers:  Sla 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 
220.00, 100-150 lbs 150.00.  Does/Nannies:  Sel 1 50-70 lbs 75.00-135.00, 
70-100 lbs 130.00-150.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-170.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 
55.00-125.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 137.50-160.00; 100-150 lbs 
150.00-210.00, 150-250 lbs 1 @ 260.00; Sel 2 100-150 lbs 120.00-130.00; 
150-250 lbs 160.00.
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 2 to 4 cents lower; elevator bids 3.78-
3.93, processor bids 3.98-4.36.  Soybeans were steady to 1 cent lower; 
elevator bids 8.95, processor bid 9.55, and export bid 9.50.  New Crop 
Wheat was mostly to 1 cent higher; elevator bids 3.82-4.42. 
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was .91 higher 
at 78.12. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday. Beets dz bnchs Red types 20.00, 25 lb 
sacks Red types topped 12.00; Broccoli ctns bnchd 14s 25.00; Cilantro 
ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Dill Weed ctns bnchd 24s 16.00; Greens dz bnchd 
Collards 18.00, Turnips 20.00, Mustard Curly 20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd 
Kale 24s 12.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Mustard/Turnip Tops 12.00, Creasy type 
12.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Carolina Sweetd Jbo 18.00-20.00; Onions, 
Green crts bnchd 24s 10.00, 48s 18.00, Leeks 12s 20.00, Sweet Bulb type 
24s 18.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat type 30s 10.00; Radishes ctns bnchd 
Red 24s 12.00; Spinach 1.35 buctns Savoy type 16.00; Squash 3/4 buctns 
Yellow Crookneck Sml 15.00, Medium 12.00; Strawberries 8 1-lb cntrs Med-
Lge 15.00; Turnips 25 lb sacks Topped 12.00. OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples 
buctns Red/Gold 18.00-20.00, Pink Lady 18.00-20.00, Honeycrisp MI 30.00; 
Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans 1 1/9 bucrts Snap type FL 25.00, KY type 
22.00, Cranberry type 27.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut MX 35.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 12.00, Red type 16.00-18.00; Cantaloupes FL 
Athena per melon Small 1.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White/Yellow/Bi-Color 
16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts 
Pickles Small-Medium FL 30.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns 24s MX 16.00; Grapes 
18 lb ctns bagged Red Seedless 24.00; Mangoes 4 kg flats Tommy Atkins 10s 
10.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts Sml-Med FL 26.00-30.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks 
Yellow Jumbo 18.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 12.00, VIDALIA DISTRICT OF 
GEORGIA: 40 lb ctns Jumbo 20.00-23.00, 50 lb sacks Jumbo 23.00-25.00, 25 
lb sacks Jumbo 21.00-22.00, 10 5-lb sacks Jumbo 25.00-26.00, Medium 
24.00-25.00, 16 3-lb sacks Med-Lge 25.00-26.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 
buctns Green 14.00-18.00, Red FL xlge 18.00.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns 
Banana Hot/Jalapeno 12.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 18.00; Pineapple ctns 
6ct/7ct MX 13.00-14.00; Plums 28 lb ctns Black type 24.00; Potatoes 50 lb 
sacks New Crop FL Red A type #2 16.00-18.00, Red B type #2 19.00, White A 
type #2 16.00, White B type #2 18.00; Radishes 30 6-oz filmbags/14 1-lb 
filmbags Red topped 10.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 14.00, medium 
10.00-12.00, 3/4 buctns Yellow Crookneck Small 16.00, Medium 10.00-12.00; 
Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type NC/MS US Number 1 16.00-20.00, 
MS/NC US 2 12.00-14.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripe Turning Red Extra 
Large and Jumbo 13.00-15.00, Medium and Large 10.00-14.00, Green 14.00-
20.00, Red All Sizes 8.00-12.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt flts 12.00-
15.00; Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 14.00; Tomatoes, 
Plum 25 lb ctns Roma type Extra Large 13.00-15.00; Watermelon FL Red 
Flesh Seedless 10-12 lbs 2.50-3.00, FL Red Flesh Seeded 15-18 lbs 3.00-
3.50, 20-24 lbs 4.00-4.50, 25-28 lbs 5.00-6.00, 30-35 lbs 6.00-7.00, 24 
inch bins FL Red Flesh Seedless 45s/60s 235.00, 80s 200.00, FL Red Flesh 
Seeded 28s/35s 150.00-170.00, 36s 140.00; Citrus: Grapefruit 4/5 buctns 
FL Red type 40s/48s 17.00-18.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns CA Navel 
48s/56s/72S/88s 22.00-25.00, Red Navel 72s 25.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns CA 
Minneola 100s 25.00, 125s 22.00.


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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