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Monday, April 22, 2019

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC        Monday, April 22, 2019      USDA-SC Dept Ag Market 
News


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 1,403 lbs at 128.42, heifers 1,265 lbs at 127.60. Dressed 
delivered steers 893 lbs at 207.76, heifers 817 lbs at 207.63. Weekly 
boxed beef cutout values for 600-900 carcass weights Choice 232.50, up 
3.78, and Select 220.50, up 0.45.
   National direct feeder pigs last Friday, per head weighted average
prices are delivered to the buyer's farm.  Early weaned pigs fully 
steady.  All feeder pigs steady on light receipts. Demand moderate for 
moderate offerings. Receipts include 42% formulated prices. Feeder pigs 
10-12 lbs cash basis 65.86; 40 lbs cash basis 97.36.
   Hogs on Friday. Plant delivered weighted average. National direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.31 higher at 57.95.  
Sows live price 300-449 lbs 50.30, 450-499 lbs 54.65, and 500-549 lbs 
57.93.
   SC Grain on Monday. New Crop corn was 3 to 4 cents lower; elevator 
bids 4.06-4.13, processor bids 4.11-4.41.  Soybeans were 3 to 4 cents 
lower; elevator bids 8.02-8.47, processor bid 8.92, export bid 8.97. New 
crop wheat was 4 to 7 cents lower; elevator bids 4.22-4.51. 
   Cotton on Monday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.20 
higher at 75.22.
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Monday. Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb sks Red 
type topped 16.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens dz bnchs 
Collards 22.00-25.00, Turnips/Mustard 15.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 
15.00, 1 1/9 buctns Mustard/Turnip Tops/Creasy type 15.00; Onions, Green 
crts bnchs 24s 12.00, ctns bnchd 48s 22.00, Sweet type 24s 20.00; Parsley 
ctns bnchd Flat and Curly types 30s 15.00; Rutabagas dz bnchs 20.00,
1 1/9 buctns Large No Wax 10.00; Spinach 1.35 bucrts Savoy type 20.00; 
Strawberries gallon ctns Large-Extra Large 10.00, 8 1-lb Large-Extra 
Large 15.00-17.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Medium 16.00.  OUT OF STATE 
PRODUCE: Apples buctns Red/Gold/Granny 20.00, Fuji/York 20.00, Pink Lady 
20.00-25.00, tray pack Red Delicious 72s 25.00, Gala 88s/Fuji 100s 28.00,
Pink Lady 125s 25.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 
15.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 16.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns 9s 
16.00, per melon Athena FL Medium 2.00, 24 inch bin Athena 150s/180s 
300.00; Carrots 50 lb sks Jumbo 20.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Yellow/Bi-
Color/White 16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Green Select 12.00-16.00, 
1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 25.00-33.00; Eggplant buctns Medium 
15.00; Grapes 18 lb cntrs bagged Red Seedless 24.00-25.00, White Seedless 
24.00-25.00; Mangoes 1 layer ctns Tommy Atkins 10s MX 8.00; Okra 1/2 
buctns FL Small-Medium 20.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 20.00, 
25 lb sks Red Jumbo 20.00, 40 lb ctns Georgia Sweet Jumbo 28.00-29.00; 
Peanuts, Green bucrts Virginia FL 47.00-48.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns 
Green Extra Large 18.00-20.00, Red Extra Large FL 24.00-25.00, Yellow 
Large-Extra Large FL 24.00-25.00; Pineapples 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 
7s 13.00; Plums; 2 layer ctns Red/Black 48s 18.00-20.00; Potatoes 50 lb 
sks Red Size A #2 15.00, White Size A #2 15.00; Squash 1/2 buctns 
Zucchini Small 12.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 26.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 
lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 22.00-23.00, US Number 1 MS 22.00-
24.00, US #2 NC/MS 15.00-18.00, Jumbo NC/MS 15.00-18.00; Tomatillos 1 1/9 
buctns Milpero FL 18.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red Extra 
Large/Jumbo 14.00-16.00, 5x6sz/6x6sz 12.00-14.00, Green All Sizes 16.00-
20.00, Yellow 6x6sz 18.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red FL 18.00, 12 1-
pt cntrs Red type 12.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Large/Extra Large 
FL 12.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded FL 28s/35s 180.00-
200.00, 45s 135.00-200.00, Red Flesh Seedless FL 36s/45s/60s 180.00-
275.00, 80s 150.00-250.00, per melon Red Flesh Seeded FL 10-12 lbs 2.00, 
20-24 lbs 3.00-4.00, 24-28 5.00, 30-35 lbs 6.00, per melon Red Flesh 
Seedless FL 12-14 lbs 3.00, 16-18 lbs 4.00-5.00, 20-22 lbs 5.00-6.00, 24-
28 lbs 5.50-6.00.  CITRUS: Oranges 4/5 buctns Valencia 100s 20.00, 7/10 
buctns Navel CA 88s/113s 20.00-21.00, 5 lb sks Valencia FL 5.00; Tangelos 
7/10 buctns Minneola 100s CA 125s 25.00-26.00.   

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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