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Columbia, SC    		Wed, Jan 17, 2018    	USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Wednesday

   Cattle at SC Auctions on Tuesday:  Compared to last week, feeder 
cattle were unevenly steady. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-
500 lbs 141.00-156.00, 500-600 lbs 135.00-139.00. Feeder Bulls: Medium 
and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 120.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-140.00.  
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 120.00-135.00; 500-
600 lbs 121.00-131.00. Slaughter cows were steady to 5.00 lower.  
Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean N/A; Boners 80-85% lean 50.00-
67.00; Lean 85-90% lean N/A; Lean Low Dressing 25.00-50.00. Slaughter 
bulls were steady based on light receipts.  Slaughter bulls: 985-2010 
lbs 60.00-87.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 945-1240 lbs Young to Aged Cows 
with 165-320 lbs calves 630.00-1195.00 per pair.  
   Hogs on Tuesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 1.92 higher at 55.64.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 36.94; 450-500 lbs 39.72; 500-550 lbs 
40.93.
   SC Grain on Wednesday:  Corn was 5 to 6 cents higher; elevator bids 
3.38-4.03, processor bids 3.93-4.33. Soybeans were steady to 1 cent
higher; elevator bids 9.02-9.18, processor bid 9.58, and export at 9.68. 
New crop wheat was 4 cents higher; elevator bids 3.47-4.23.  
   Cotton on Wednesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.71 
higher at 82.64.
  Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Wednesday.  Beets dz bnchs Red and Gold types 20.00, 
25 lb sks Red type 12.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut 20.00; Cabbage 
50 lb ctns Green type 14.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Greens dz 
bnchs Collards 18.00-20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s Green/Red 14.00, 
1 1/9 buctns loose Turnip Tops/Mustard/Creasy type 14.00; Onions, Green 
crts bnchd 24s 10.00, 48s 14.00, Sweet Bulb type 24s 20.00; Parsley ctns 
bnchd Flat type 15.00; Pecans 50 lb sks Stuarts 150.00; Rutabagas dz 
bnchs 20.00; Spinach 1.35 buctns Savoy type 18.00-20.00; Turnips 25 lb 
sks Topped Large 12.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose 
Red/Golden 18.00-20.00, Granny Smith 18.00-20.00, Rome 18.00-20.00, 
Gala/Fuji 18.00-22.00, Stayman/Winesap 18.00-20.00, Cameo/York/Pink 
Lady 18.00-20.00, 25 lb ctns Gala/Fuji/Gold/Red 14.00-15.00, 25 lb ctns 
Pink Lady 15.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 33.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 14.00; Cactus Leaves 35 lb crts MX 24.00; 
Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 18.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 
bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 30.00, 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 
MX 18.00; Eggplant buctns MX 24s 16.00; Grapes 19 lb ctns bagged Red 
Globe 20.00, Red Seedless 20.00-25.00, Black Seedless 20.00; Mangoes 
1 layer flts Tommy Atkins 12s 10.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts Small-Medium MX 
25.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 17.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 
15.00, 40 lb ctns Sweet type Jumbo PE 24.00, 16 3-lb sks Sweet type 
Medium PE 28.00; Pears 2 layer ctns Asian type 32s 20.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Choice 16.00-18.00, Orange 18.00, Red Choice 
MX 22.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 22.00, 1/2 buctns 
Jalapeno 12.00; Pineapple 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 14.00; 
Potatoes 50 lb ctns Red B type #2 16.00-18.00, Yellow B type 18.00, 
10 lb filmbags Red A type 3.50-4.00; Squash 3/4 buctns Crookneck 
Small 22.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 16.00, buctns Acorn 20.00, 
Butternut 20.00, Spaghetti 20.00; Sugarcane per bundle Red/Green 
10ct FL 18.00, per cane Red/Green FL 3.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb 
ctns Orange type US Number One MS 23.00, US #2 NC/MS 12.00-13.00, 
Purple NC/MS 25.00; Tomatillos 38 lb crts MX 24.00; Tomatoes 25 lb 
ctns Vine Ripe Turning Red 5x6sz/Large 17.00-20.00, 6x6sz 15.00-
18.00, Green FL 22.00, Yellow 30.00-33.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns
Roma Large/Extra Large 18.00; Watermelons ctns Red Seedless Mini 6s 
10.00.  CITRUS:  Grapefruit 4/5 buctns Red type FL 40s/36s 25.00; 
Oranges 4/5 buctns Navel 25.00-30.00, Red Navel 25.00, Hamlin 125s 
20.00, 7/10 buctns Navel CA 48/56/88 30.00-35.00, Navel CA 72s 35.00, 
25 lb ctns Navel FL 14.00-15.00; Pummelo 4/5 buctns FL 17.00-25.00; 
Tangelos 4/5 buctns Orlando FL 80s 30.00; Tangerines 4/5 buctns 
Sunburst 150s 33.00, 25 lb ctns Sunburst 15.00; Miscellaneous Citrus 
25 lb ctns Satsuma FL 20.00-25.00.  NUTS:  Mixed Nuts 50 lb sks Fair 
Condition 75.00-100.00; Walnuts 50 lb sks English type CA 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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