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Saturday, December 15, 2018


CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri Dec 14, 2018	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  No trends available due to limited 
comparable sales.  Light offerings of cattle as a result of inclement 
weather in the state this week.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-500 lbs 134.00-144.00; 500-600 lbs N/A.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs N/A; 500-600 lbs N/A.  Feeder Heifers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 117.50-125.00, 500-600 lbs N/A. Slaughter cows: 
Breakers 75-80% lean N/A; Boners 80-85% lean 45.00-53.00; Lean 85-90% 
lean N/A; Lean low dressing 30.00-38.00. Slaughter bulls:  N/A. 
   Goats: [384]  Week Ago: [284].  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 50.00-95.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-
130.00, 40-60 lbs 90.00-147.50, 60-80 lbs 130.00-175.00, 80-100 lbs 
160.00-250.00 and one @ 400.00; Sel 2 Under 20 lbs 25.00-45.00, 20-40 lbs 
50.00-97.50, 40-60 lbs 80.00-82.50.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 
lbs 150.00-225.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 85.00-147.50, 70-100 
lbs 120.00-175.00, 100-140 lbs 150.00-180.00, 140-180 lbs one @ 205.00; 
Sel 2 50-70 lbs 90.00-95.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 125.00-
160.00, 100-150 lbs 150.00-225.00, 150-250 lbs 220.00-235.00; Sel 2
70-100 lbs 100.00-120.00. 
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was steady to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 
3.84-4.13, processor bids 3.97-4.75.  Soybeans were 6 to 7 cents lower; 
elevator bids 8.35-8.76, processor bid 9.00, export bid 9.00.  New Crop 
wheat was mostly 5 cents lower and one location was 1 cent higher; 
elevator bids 5.03-5.42.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.19 
higher at 77.60. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday: Beans 8 lb filmbags Lima Green Frozen 18.00; 
Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut 30.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green 25.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Greens 
ctns bnchd Collards 12s 25.00, per bunch Collards 3.00, dz bnchs 
Mustard/Turnip 20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
Mustard/Turnip Tops 18.00; Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 12.00, ctns bnchd 
48s 22.00, Sweet type 24s 20.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat type 30s 14.00; 
Pecans per pound Stuarts 5.00, Shelled 10.00; Rutabagas dz bnchs 20.00; 
Spinach 1.35 bucrts Savoy type 20.00; Sugar Cane per cane Red type 2.00-
3.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type U.S. Number 1 18.00-23.00, 
Jumbo/Fair Quality 15.00-20.00, Red Fair Quality 20.00, White Jumbo 
20.00, 1/2 bubskts US Number 1 13.00. OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns 
Arkansas Black/Granny Smith 20.00-22.00, Red/Golden/Rome 20.00, Kandi 
Krisp/Fuji 20.00-22.00, Pink Lady 20.00-25.00, Ambrosia/JonaPrince 20.00-
22.00, Cameo/Cortland 20.00-22.00, Stayman/Gala/Mutsu 20.00-22.00, 
Honeycrisp 25.00-32.00, tray pack Red/Golden Delicious 25.00; Bananas 40 
lb ctns 18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 25.00, KY type 30.00; Beets 25 lb 
sks Red Type Topped 14.00; Carrots 50 lb sks Jumbo 22.00; Corn, Sweet 4 
dz crts Yellow/White 20.00, Bi-Color 15.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long 
Greens Select 15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 33.00; Okra 1/2 
bucrts Small-Medium 22.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 16.00, 25 
lb sks Red Jumbo 16.00, 40 lb Peruvian Sweet Jumbo 22.00-24.00, 16 3-lb 
sks Peruvian Sweet Medium 26.00; Pecans 1 lb cntrs Shlled 9.00, 5 lb 
filmbags Shelled 45.00, 30 lb filmbags Shlled 240.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 
buctns Green Choice 22.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Habanero Orange FL 
24.00; Pineapple 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 14.00; Plums 28 lb ctns 
Black type CA 20.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A 16.00, 50 lb cntrs Red 
Sizes A/B 14.00, 10 5-lb filmbags Red Size A 15.00; Squash 1/2 buctns 
Zucchini Small 20.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 22.00; Sugar Cane per 
bundle Red/Green types 10ct 20.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type 
US Number 1 NC 16.00-20.00, US #2 NC/MS 15.00, Jumbo NC/MS 15.00, Purple 
MS 25.00-28.00, Japanese type NC 25.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes 
Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 24.00-28.00, 5x6sz 21.00-24.00, Green 
26.00-28.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 14.00.  CITRUS: Citrus, Other 
1/2 buctns Satsuma Small-Medium 16.00, 24 inch bins Page Fruit 400.00; 
Grapefruit 4/5 buctns Red 48s FL 25.00-26.00, Red 36s FL 30.00, 24 inch 
bins Red FL 400.00; Oranges 4/5 buctns Navel FL 22.00-28.00, Red Navel FL 
25.00-28.00, 7/10 buctns Navel CA 72s/113s 30.00, 24 inch bins FL 350.00; 
Pummelos 24 inch bins FL 400.00; Tangerines 15.6 kg ctns W. Murcott 
Afourer CL 20.00, 4/5 buctns Robinson FL 120s 30.00, 4/5 buctns Sunburst 
180s 35.00.  

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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