Local Cash Markets
Thursday, June 22, 2017

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC    		Thu June 22, 2017    	USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Thursday  
  	
  Cattle at SC Auctions on Wednesday: No comparisons this week due to 
light offerings and limited comparable sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 140.00-148.00, 500-600 lbs 130.00-149.00.  Feeder 
Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 130.00-147.50, 500-600 lbs 
120.00-125.00. Feeder heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 124.00-
132.50, 500-600 lbs 115.00-129.00. Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 
67.00-76.00; Boners 85-85% lean 65.00-77.00; Lean 85-90% lean N/A; Lean 
low dressing 50.00-61.00. Slaughter Bulls:  1110-1950 lbs 65.00-101.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium Large 1-2 910-1270 lbs young to middle age 
cows with 85-410 lbs calves 920.00-1425.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 650-735 
lbs young cows with 75-300 lbs calves 675.00-860.00 per pair.  
   Hogs on Wednesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.19 higher at 66.63.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 44.66; 450-500 lbs 47.94; 500-550 lbs 
49.81. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  Corn was 6 cents lower; elevator bids 3.82-
3.98, processor bids 4.03-4.44. Soybeans were 14 to 15 cents lower; 
elevator bids 8.54, processor bid 9.24, and export at 9.18. Wheat was 
Mostly 3 to 7 cents lower and one location was steady; elevator bids 
3.13-4.71. 
  Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.24
lower at 67.28.
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Thursday.  Beans bucrts Snap type 26.00, KY type 35.00, 
Half Runner/Wax 38.00; Beets dz bnchs Red types 20.00, 25 lb sacks Red 
and Gold types topped 12.00; Blackberries 4 1-qt flts 24.00; Broccoli 20 
lb ctns crown cut 20.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 10.00-12.00; 
Cantaloupes per melon Athena type Small/Medium 0.80-1.25, Large/Extra 
Large/Jumbo 1.00-1.50; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz 
crts Yellow/Bi-color/White 12.00-14.00, 5 dz sks White 16.00-20.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 12.00-13.00, 1 1/9 bucrts 
Pickles Small 28.00-31.00, Pickles Medium 25.00, Pickles Large 15.00; 
Dill Weed ctns bnchd 24s 16.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium 15.00, 1/2 
buctns Small/Medium 10.00-12.00, Neon/Japanese 10.00; Greens dz bnchd 
Collards 18.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 12.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose 
Mustard/Turnip Tops 12.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Carolina Sweet Jumbo 
15.00, 25 lb sks Carolina Sweet Jbo 8.00; Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 
10.00, 48s 18.00, Leeks 12s 20.00, Sweet bulb type 24s 18.00; Peaches 1/2 
bubskts Yellow/White Flesh 20.00-30.00, #2 20.00, White Flesh 20.00; 
Peas, Other 1/2 bubskts Pinkeye 15.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green 
Extra Large 16.00-20.00, 1/2 bubskts Green/Purple/White 12.00, Tray pack 
Lge 22.00, Choice 12.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Banana Hot 12.00, 
Cubanelle 10.00-12.00, Finger Hot 16.00-17.00, Jalapeno/Poblano 12.00, 1 
1/9 buctns Banana Hot 24.00, Finger Hot 32.00, Jalapeno 22.00-23.00; 
Plums 1/2 bubskts Green/Red type 34.00-35.00; Spinach 1.35 buctns Savoy 
type 16.00; Squash 3/4 buctns Yellow Crookneck Small 15.00-18.00, Medium 
12.00-15.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 14.00-18.00, Medium 12.00-14.00, 
Yellow Zucchini Small 15.00, Medium 14.00, Grey Small 14.00, Medium 
12.00, 1 1/9 buctns Acorn/Spaghetti 18.00, Butternut Round type 18.00; 
Tomatoes 25 lb ctns loose Vine Ripe Turning Red Extra Large and Jumbo 
14.00-20.00, Medium and Large 14.00-15.00, Green 16.00-20.00, Yellow 
Medium 20.00, 15 lb flts Heirloom type 20.00, 10 lb Heirloom type 15.00, 
20 lb ctns Heirloom type 25.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 10 lb ctns Red type 
12.00; Tomatoes, Grapes 10lb ctns Red Type 18.00; Turnips 25 lb sacks 
Topped 12.00; Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seeded 10-15 lbs 1.50-
2.00, 16-20 lbs 2.50-3.00, 21-24 lbs 3.00-3.50, 25-28 lbs 3.00-4.00, 
30-40 lbs 4.50, Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.00. OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: 
Apples tray pack Red 88s WA 24.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans 
approx. 27 lb sks Lima Green 21.00, Butter peas 21.00, 8 lb filmbag 
Shelled 25.00-26.00; Blackberries 4 qt flts NC 20.00, Blueberries 12 
1-pt flts NC 25.00; Cantaloupes per melon Athena Small/Medium 1.00, 
Athena 12ct 12.00, 24 inch bins Small/Medium/Large 140.00-190.00; 
Coconuts each Water type FL 2.00-3.00; Cucumbers ctns wrpd Long Green 
Seedless 12s 8.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Choice 17.00; Nectarines 25 
lb ctns Yellow/White Flesh 30.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts Sml-Med FL 22.00-
25.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 18.00, White Jbo 25.00, 25 
lb sks Red Jumbo 12.00, 16 3 lb sks Yellow Sml 16.00, VIDALIA DISTRICT 
OF GEORGIA: 40 lb ctns Jumbo 17.00-19.00, 50 lb sacks Jumbo 19.00-22.00, 
25 lb sacks Jumbo 12.00, 10 5-lb sacks Jumbo 22.00-24.00, Medium 18.00-
22.00, 16 3-lb sacks Med-Lge 22.00-23.00; Peanuts Green bucrts Red Skin 
type 46.00-48.00, Jumbo type 45.00; Peas, Other approx. 27 lb sks White 
Acre/Dixie Lee/Pinkeye 21.00, 8 lb flmbgs Shelled 25.00-26.00; 
Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Red type Extra Large 26.00, 11 lb ctns 
Red/Yellow 14.00; 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 CA 26.00; 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; 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 15.00-18.00, Medium and Large 
12.00-15.00, Green All Sizes 18.00-28.00; Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt 
cntrs Red type 17.00-19.00; Tomatoes, Grapes 12 1 pt cnts Red Type 
17.00-19.00, Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma type Large/Extra Large 
12.00-18.00; Watermelon FL Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.50, 15-18 
lbs 3.00-3.50, 19-24 lbs 4.00-4.50, FL Red Flesh Seeded 14-16 lbs 1.50-
2.00, 17-19 lbs 2.00-3.00, 20-24 lbs 3.00-4.00, 25-30 lbs 4.00, 32 lbs 
4.00 24 inch bins FL Red Flesh Seedless 36s/45s 145.00-190.00, 60s 
125.00-180.00, FL Red Flesh Seeded 28s/35s/45s 100.00-140.00.  Citrus:  
Oranges 7/10 buctns Valencia 72s CA 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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