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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tue Aug 20, 2019      USDA-SC Dept. Ag Market News

SC Farm Report on Tuesday

   Cattle at SC Auctions on Monday:  Compared to last week, feeder cattle were
2.00 to 5.00 higher.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 126.00-
135.00, 500-600 lbs 126.00-137.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-500 lbs 112.50-135.00, 500-600 lbs 108.00-126.00.  Feeder Heifers: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 114.00-124.00, 500-600 lbs 110.00-
118.00.  Slaughter cows were unevenly steady to 3.00 higher. Slaughter cows:
Breakers 75-80% lean 57.00-71.00; Boners 85-85% lean 55.00-75.00; Lean 85-90% lean 
53.00-64.00; Lean low dressing 40.00-53.00.  Slaughter bulls were unevenly steady to 
3.00 higher.  Slaughter Bulls: 920-2340 lbs 70.00-100.00. 
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  N/A
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was 0.01 lower at 54.03.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 34.77; 450-500 lbs 40.39; 500-550 lbs 43.28. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday:  Corn was 6 cents lower; elevator bids 
3.99-4.14, processor bids 3.89-4.49.  Soybeans were 1 to 2 cents higher; 
elevator bids 7.80-8.16, processor bid 8.88, and export no bid. Wheat was 
mostly 5 to 6 cents lower; elevator bids 4.45-4.80. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.01 
lower at 57.43. 
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Tuesday.  Beans approx. 26 lb sks Lima Green 25.00-
26.00, 8 lb filmbags Lima Shelled 30.00, 8 lb filmbags Lima Shelled 
Frozen 20.00; Cantaloupes per melon Athena Medium-Large 1.25-1.50;  
Cucumbers 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 30.00, 1 1/9 buctns Long 
Green Small 18.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium/Neon 15.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
Indian type 18.00, 1/2 bubskts Medium/Neon 10.00-12.00; Grapes 1/2 
buctns/bskts Muscadines/Scuppernongs 35.00, 20 lb ctns Muscadines 30.00, 
Scuppernongs 25.00; Greens dz bnchs Collards 20.00, 1.35 ctns bnchd Kale 
24s 12.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Turnip Tops/Mustard 12.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts 
Small-Medium 20.00, 1/2 bubskts Small-Medium 25.00; Onions, Green crts 
bnchs 24s 10.00, ctns bnchd 48s 16.00; Onions, Dry 1/2 bubskts Red and 
Sweet type Small 10.00, 50 lb sks Sweet type Jumbo 30.00; Peaches 1/2 
bubskts Yellow Flesh 20.00-21.00, White Flesh 20.00, Fair Quality 13.00-
15.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Virginia type 50.00, busks Virginia Jumbo 
45.00; Peas, Other approx. 27 lb sks Purple Hull/Pinkeye 25.00, 1/2 
bubskts Purple Hull 15.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled Fresh 26.00, 8 lb 
filmbags Shelled Frozen 20.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Large 
16.00, 1/2 bubskts Green 10.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Banana 
Sweet/Hot 10.00-12.00, Jalapeno/Poblano 10.00-12.00, Cubanelle/Long Hot 
10.00, Finger Hot 15.00-17.00, Habanero 18.00, Serrano 15.00, 1 1/9 
buctns Jalapeno 15.00-20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Serrano 25.00; Squash 1/2 
buctns Zucchini Small 15.00, Medium 12.00, 1/2 buctns Patty Pan 
Green/Yellow 13.00, 1/2 buctns Crookneck Small 18.00, 3/4 buctns 
Crookneck Small 22.00-25.00, Medium-Large 12.00-15.00; Tomatoes 25 lb 
ctns Vine Ripe Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 15.00-16.00, 6x6sz/5x6sz 
12.00-15.00, Green Sizes 18.00, Red All Sizes 12.00-14.00; Watermelons 
per melon Red Flesh Seeded 15-20 lbs 1.50, 20-24 lbs 2.00-2.50, 25-28 
lbs 3.00-3.50, Yellow Flesh Seeded 14-16 lbs 2.00, 20-24 lbs 3.50, Red 
Flesh Seedless 10-14 lbs 2.00, 15-18 lbs 2.50.  SEASONAL MISC: Deer Corn 
65 lb sks Cob type 10.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose 
Red/Gold/Gala 22.00-25.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 17.00-18.00; Beans bucrts 
Snap MI 30.00; Blackberries 4 1-qt flats Large NC 22.00; Blueberries 12 
1-pt flats NC 18.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green Medium 20.00; Corn, Sweet 
4 dz sks Yellow/White/Bi-Color 25.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Green 
Select 15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 30.00; Grapes 18 lb ctns 
bagged Red and White Seedless 18.00; Mangoes 1 layer ctns Kent 10s 8.00, 
Ataulfo 16s 12.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 27.00, 25 lb sks 
Red Jumbo 25.00, Vidalia District of Georgia 40 lb ctns Jumbo 26.00-
28.00, 50 lb sks Jumbo 30.00-32.00, 16 3-lb sks Medium 27.00-30.00; 
Peaches 25 lb ctns White Flesh 15.00; Pears 1/2 bubskts Asian type NC 
25.00-30.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Yellow Choice 30.00, Green Choice 
14.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 16.00; Plums 9 kg ctns loose 
Black and Red CA 20.00-25.00, Red and Pluot CA 25.00, 2 layer Pluot 44s 
CA 25.00, 1/2 buctns Black type WV 30.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A 
#1 30.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 24.00-
26.00, US Number 1 MS 24.00-26.00, US #2 NC 15.00-18.00, Jumbo NC 20.00-
24.00, US #2/Jumbo MS 20.00-23.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning 
Red Extra Large/Jumbo 15.00-16.00, 6x6sz/5x6sz 14.00-15.00, Green All 
Sizes 15.00-20.00, 20 lb ctns Heirloom varieties 18.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 
12 1-pt flats Red type 13.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns loose Red type 
13.00, 18 lb flats loose Mixed Heirloom Varieties 20.00; Tomatoes, Plum 
25 lb ctns Roma NC 14.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Medium MI 15.00; 
Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seeded 20-24 lbs 2.00, 24-28 lbs 3.50-
4.00, per melon Red Flesh Seedless 10-12 lbs 1.00, 16-18 lbs 3.00, 
20-22 lbs 3.50, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded 28s/35s 135.00, 
Red Flesh Seedless 45s/60s 140.00-170.00, 36s 170.00.  CITRUS: Oranges 
7/10 buctns Navel CA 72s 24.00.
   

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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