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Columbia, SC      Monday, September 24, 2018    USDA-SC Dept Ag Market 
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SC Farm Report on Monday

   National direct slaughter cattle weekly summary. Weighted averages
for all grades, Standard to Prime, mostly Select and Choice. Live FOB
steers 1,472 lbs 110.61, heifers 1,306 lbs 110.64. Dressed delivered 
steers 933 lbs 174.65, heifers 834 lbs 174.84.  Weekly boxed beef 
cutout values for 600-900 carcass weights Choice 204.98, dn 0.11, and 
Select 195.33, dn 2.31.
   National direct feeder pigs last Friday, per head weighted average
prices are delivered to the buyer's farm.  Early weaned pigs were 5.00 
per head higher.  All feeder pigs 4.00 per head higher.  Demand good to 
moderate for moderate offerings. Receipts include 38% formulated prices. 
Feeder pigs 10-12 lbs cash basis 33.37; 40 lbs cash basis 35.25.
   Hogs on Friday. Plant delivered weighted average. National direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 1.55 higher at 43.92.  
Sows live price 300-449 lbs 24.23, 450-499 lbs 29.01, and 500-549 lbs 
32.64.    
   SC Grain on Monday.  Corn was 3 to 4 cents higher; elevator bids 3.61- 
3.86; processor bids 3.80-4.34.  Soybeans were 5 to 6 cents lower, and 
one location was 46 cents lower; elevator bids 7.92-8.01, processor bid 
8.76. Wheat bids were mostly 3 to 7 cents higher and one location was 
steady; elevator bids 4.88.  
  Cotton on Monday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.55 lower 
at 78.33.    
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Monday. Beans approx. 26 lb sks Lima Green/Speckled
20.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled Frozen 18.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green 
Medium 18.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Yellow/White/Bi-Color 20.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 30.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns 
Medium 16.00; Grapes 1/2 bubskts Scuppernongs 25.00-30.00, Muscadines 
25.00-30.00; Greens dz bnchs Collards/Mustards/Turnips 25.00, 1.35 buctns 
bnchd Kale 24s 13.00, 1 1/9 buctns Mustard/Turnip Tops 13.00; Okra 1/2 
bubskts Small-Medium 20.00; Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 12.00, 48s 
18.00; Peaches 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 21.00-26.00; Peanuts bucrts/sks 
Red Skin 40.00, busks White Skin Jumbo 40.00; Peas approx. 26 lb sks 
Purple Hull/Pinkeye 20.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled Fresh 25.00, 8 lb 
filmbags Shelled Frozen 18.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 bubskts Finger Hot 
15.00-20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 17.00-20.00; Squash 3/4 buctns 
Crookneck Small/Fancy 18.00-20.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 15.00-18.00, 
1/2 buctns Crookneck Small 13.00-15.00, bucrts Crookneck Large 10.00,
Delicata/Acorn 18.00, Round Butternut 18.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns 
Orange type Jumbo 15.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red Large 
and Extra Large 12.00-15.00.  SEASONAL MISC: Deer Corn 60 lb sks Cob type 
7.00-9.00, Corn Stalks per bundle 10s 6.00, Straw per bale Wheat 5.00-
6.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns Red/Golden/Rome 18.00-22.00,
Fuji/Kandi Krisp 20.00-25.00, Stayman/Gala/Mutsu 20.00-25.00, JonaGold/
Cameo 22.00, Cortland 25.00, Honeycrisp 25.00-32.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 
18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 22.00, KY type 30.00, approx. 26 lb sks 
Lima Green TN 20.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled Lima 25.00; Beet 25 lb 
filmbags Topped OH 14.00, dz bnchs Red type OH 14.00; Blackberries 4 
1-qt flats NC 20.00-24.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type Medium 18.00; 
Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 13.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White 20.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select OH 16.00, 1 1/9 buctns Pickles 
Medium 30.00; Gourds 1/2 bubskts Winger type 20.00; Mangoes 4 kg Tommy 
Atkins 9s/10s 8.00, Ataulfo 16s 10.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow 
Jumbo 16.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 18.00, Vidalia District of Georgia 50 
lb sks Jumbo 22.00-24.00, 25 lb sks Jumbo 12.00-13.00, 5 10-lb sks Jumbo 
25.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat type 30s 14.00; Peaches 1/2 buctns Yellow 
Flesh WV 13.00; Pears buctns Bartlett WV 30.00; Peas, Other 8 lb filmbags 
Shelled Fresh 25.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 12.00-
14.00, Red/Yellow MX 28.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 18.00; 
Plums 28 lb ctns Black/Red/Pluots CA 20.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size 
A 15.00; Pumpkins 24 inch bins Howden/White Howden Jumbo 160.00, 
Cinderella 150.00, Orange Warty/Peanut type 165.00-180.00, White Warty 
140.00, Pink 175.00, New York Cheese 150.00, Pie type 200.00, 36 inch 
bins Howden Medium 150.00, Fairytale 180.00, Grey type 175.00, Pink 
200.00, 1/2 bubskts Mini Orange/White/Striped 20.00; Squash buctns Acorn 
25.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 16.00-
18.00, US #2 NC/MS 12.00-15.00, Jumbo NC/MS 15.00, Purple MS 25.00; 
Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 12.00-16.00, 
6x6sz/5x6sz 9.00-12.00, Red All Sizes 15.00-18.00, Green 16.00-21.00, 
Yellow 5x6sz 18.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt bskts Red type 15.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 10.00, 20 lb ctns Red type fair 
condition 15.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Extra Large 13.00; 
Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 16.00; Watermelons per melon Red Flesh 
Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.00-2.50, 15-18 lbs 3.25, 24 inch bins Red Flesh 
Seedless 60s/45s 120.00-150.00.

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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