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CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri July 20, 2018	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, feeder 
cattle were unevenly steady.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-500 lbs 140.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-153.00.  Feeder Bulls: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 135.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-
141.00.  Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-
140.00, 500-600 lbs 120.00-137.50.  Slaughter cows were 2.00 lower. 
Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 55.00-67.00; Boners 80-85% lean 
59.00-71.00; Lean 85-90% lean 57.00-68.00; Lean low dressing 30.00-
56.00.  Slaughter Bulls were steady.  Slaughter Bulls: 1090-2165 lbs 
55.00-94.00. 
   Goats: [385]  Week Ago: [449].  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 20.00-70.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-
130.00 and one @ 150.00, 40-60 lbs 55.00-100.00 and few @ 140.00-165.00, 
60-80 lbs 110.00-250.00; Sel 2 Under 20 lbs 35.00-45.00, 20-40 lbs 60.00-
110.00, 40-60 lbs 90.00-100.00.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 
235.00-250.00, 100-150 lbs one @ 280.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 
75.00-160.00, 70-100 lbs 110.00-150.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 50.00-120.00, 70-
100 lbs 60.00-90.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 120.00-170.00, 100-
150 lbs 135.00-245.00. 
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 4 cents higher; elevator bids 3.55-3.80, 
processor bids 3.85-4.40.  Soybeans were 3 to 4 cents higher; elevator 
bids 8.05-8.50, processor bid 8.90, and export at 8.80. Wheat was mostly 
12 cents higher and one location was steady; elevator bids 4.62-5.16. 
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.56 
lower at 87.24. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday:  Beets 25 lb sks Red Topped 14.00; Blackberries 
4 1-qt flats Large 20.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type Medium 15.00; 
Cantaloupes per melon Athena Medium/Large/Extra Large 1.00; Cilantro ctns 
bnchd 30s 12.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/White/Yellow 12.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 20.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles 
Small-Medium 30.00-35.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium 15.00-16.00, 1/2 
bubskts Medium/Japanese 10.00-12.00, Neon/Italian 10.00; Greens dz bnchs 
Collards 22.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s Green 12.00; Honeydews per 
melon 1.00-1.50; Nectarines 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 18.00; Okra 1/2
bubskts Small-Medium 28.00; Onions, Green ctns bnchd 24s 8.00-9.00, 48s 
14.00; Peaches 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 18.00-23.00, White Flesh 18.00-
22.00, 1/2 buctns/bskts Yellow Flesh #2 12.00-15.00; Peanuts bucrts Red 
Skin type 45.00, busks White Skin Jumbo 42.00; Peas approx. 26 lb sks 
Pinkeye/Purple Hull 20.00-25.00, 1/2 bubskts Purple Hull/Pinkeye 12.00-
15.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Medium-Large 15.00, Red Choice
20.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Anaheim 12.00, Banana Hot 10.00-12.00, 
Cubanelle/Long Hot 10.00-12.00, Finger Hot 13.00-15.00, Habanero 18.00, 
Jalapeno 10.00-15.00, Poblano 10.00, Serrano 15.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 
20.00-22.00, Finger Hot 30.00, Long Hot 20.00, Serrano 25.00; Squash 
3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 18.00-25.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 15.00,  
Crookneck Medium/Small 16.00-18.00, bucrts Acorn/Butternut/Buttercup 
19.00, Delicata/Spaghetti 19.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripe Pink-Red 
5x6sz/Extra Large/Jumbo 13.00-16.00, 6x6sz 12.00-13.00, Green 15.00-
20.00, 15 lb flats Heirloom 15.00-22.00, 10 lb flats Heirloom 15.00; 
Tomatoes, Cherry 20 lb ctns Red type 20.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns
Red type 20.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Large 14.00, 1/2 bubskts
Toma Medium 10.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 12.00; Watermelons per 
melon Red Flesh Seeded 10-14 lbs 1.00, 15-20 lbs 1.50-2.00, 20-24 lbs 
2.00, 24-28 lbs 2.25-3.00, 30-35 lbs 3.25-4.00, 50-70 lbs 8.00-10.00, 
Sugar Dolls 1.50-2.00, Yellow Flesh Seeded 18-24 lbs 2.00-3.50, Orange 
Flesh Seeded 20-24 lbs 2.50-3.00, 24-28 lbs 3.50-4.00, Red Flesh 
Seedless 12-14 lbs 1.00, 15-17 lbs 1.50-2.00, 20-24 lbs 2.50-3.00, 
Orange Flesh Seedless 14-16 lbs 3.50-4.00, Yellow Flesh Seedless 18-22
lbs 1.75-2.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded 35 100.00, 24 inch bins Red 
Flesh Seedless 36/45/60 115.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apricot 3 layer 
ctns Black Velvet 144s/162s 15.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans bucrts 
Snap/KY TN 30.00, approx. 26 lb sks Lima type Green 21.00, 8 lb filmbags 
Shelled 26.00; Blueberries 12 1-pt flts NC 24.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns 
Long Greens Select 17.00; Greens 1 1/9 buctns loose turnip Tops/Mustard
12.00; Mangoes 4 kg cntrs Tommy Atkins 9s/10s 8.00, Ataulfo 16s 10.00; 
Okra 1/2 bucrts Small-Medium 15.00-20.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow 
Jumbo 16.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 16.00, Dry 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; Peaches 2 layer ctns Flat type 36s CA 20.00, 1/2 buctns
Yellow Flesh WV 20.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 
20.00; Pineapple 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 12.00; Plums 28 lb ctns 
Red/Black CA 25.00, 1/2 buctns Red/Yellow WV 30.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks 
Red US 1 sz A FL 15.00; Squash buctns Acorn 25.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb 
ctns Orange type US Number 1 MS 23.00, US #1 NC 16.00-18.00, US #2 NC/MS 
12.00-13.00, Jumbo NC/MS 13.00, Purple MS 25.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine 
Ripes Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 14.00-18.00, 6x6sz 10.00-12.00, Red 
8.00-12.00, Green 15.00-22.00, Yellow 5x6sz 18.00; Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-
pt flts Red type 10.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Extra Large 14.00;  
Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seeded 15-19 lbs 2.00-3.00, 20-26 lbs 
3.00-3.50, 28-30 lbs 3.50, Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.00, 15-18 
lbs 2.00-3.00, 20-24 lbs 3.00-3.50.  

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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