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Saturday, April 4, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri April 03, 2020	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, feeder 
steers were 5.00 higher.  Feeder heifers were 2.00 higher.  Feeder 
bulls were 4.00 higher.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
134.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-153.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 137.00-162.50; 500-600 lbs 124.00-145.00. Feeder Heifers: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 115.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 112.00-
124.00. Slaughter cows were 15.00 to 21.00 lower. Slaughter cows: 
Breakers 75-80% lean 45.00-60.00; Boners 80-85% lean 40.00-64.00; Lean 
85-90% lean 40.00-58.00; Lean low dressing 30.00-46.00.  Slaughter bulls 
were 5.00 lower.  Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1115-2370 lbs 75.00-
101.00; Low Dressing 1060-2375 lbs 55.00-82.00; High Dressing 2100-2235 
lbs 110.00-112.00. 
      Goats: [114]  Week Ago: 53.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 20-40 lbs 60.00-95.00, 40-60 lbs 30.00-
110.00, 60-80 lbs 120.00-130.00.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 70-100 lbs 
few @ 125.00, 100-150 lbs 130.00-240.00, 150-250 lbs 250.00-370.00.  
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs one @ 100.00, 70-100 lbs 135.00-155.00, 
100-140 lbs 165.00-200.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 100-150 lbs 180.00-
195.00, 150-250 lbs 255.00-330.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 125.00-150.00, 100-
150 lbs one @ 115.00. 
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was steady to 3 cents lower; elevator 
bids 3.71-3.80, processor bids 4.01-4.75.  Soybeans were 4 to 5 cents 
lower; elevator bids 8.14-8.59, processor bid 8.99, and export 9.04.  
New Crop wheat bids were 6 to 7 cents higher; elevator bids 5.25-5.80.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.99 
higher at 48.73.
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb filmbag 
Red type Topped 12.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Greens 1.35 buctns 
bnchd Kale 24s 15.00, dz bnchs Collards 20.00, dz bnchs Mustard/Turnips 
20.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Turnip tops/Mustard 12.00-15.00, Creasy type 
12.00; Onions, Green crts bnchs 24s 10.00, ctns bnchd 48s 14.00, Sweet 
type 24s 20.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Curly 30s 12.00; Rutabagas 1 1/9 
buctns Topped Large 10.00, dz bnchs with tops 20.00; Strawberries gallon 
cntrs Medium-Large 13.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 12.00.  OUT OF 
STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose Red/Gold/Rome 18.00-22.00, Granny 
Smith/Gala/Fuji 20.00-22.00, Pink Lady 20.00-22.00, Stayman/Winesap 
20.00-22.00, Tray Pack Gala 125s 26.00, tray pack Gala WA Extra Fancy 72s 
25.00, tray pack Granny/Fuji 113s 26.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 18.00-
20.00, #2 14.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 15.00, KY type 25.00-30.00, 
Cranberry type 35.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns 22.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 
buctns Medium 25.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 15.00; 
Cantaloupes 24 inch bins Athena FL 180s/200s/220s 225.00-230.00; Corn, 
Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long 
Greens Select 25.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 46.00; Mangoes 
1 layer flats Kent 9s 10.00-12.00, Ataulfo 14s MX 9.00-10.00, 1 1/9 
bucrts Green Cooking type 18.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 
12.00-15.00, 50 lb sks White Jumbo 25.00-26.00, 50 lb sks Peru Sweet #2 
Col/Jbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 13.00, 40 lb ctns Peru Sweet Jumbo 
24.00-26.00, 16 3-lb sks Peru Sweet Medium 30.00, 10 5-lb sks Peru Sweet 
Jumbo 34.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 25.00, Red 
Choice/Suntan 14.00-20.00, Red/Yellow FL 20.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 
buctns Jalapeno Green/Red 16.00-20.00, Banana Hot 18.00, Cubanelle 18.00, 
1/2 buctns Habanero orange 20.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s 
12.00-13.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 22.00-28.00; Squash 1/2 
buctns Zucchini Small 12.00-15.00, Medium 10.00-12.00, 3/4 buctns 
Crookneck Small 17.00-20.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US 
Number 1 NC 17.00-22.00, US Number 2 NC 12.00-17.00, Jumbo NC 15.00-
16.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Pink-Light Red Extra Large/Jumbo 
12.00-14.00, 5x6 sz 12.00-14.00, 6x6 sz 12.00, Green 16.00-22.00, Yellow 
5x6 sz 20.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt bskts Red 12.00; Tomatoes, Grape 
20 lb cntrs loose Red type 17.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma FL Extra 
Large 12.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless FL 45s/60s 
235.00-240.00, 36s 225.00, Red Flesh Seeded FL 35s/45s 190.00.  CITRUS: 
Grapefruit 4/5 buctns Red type FL 40s 20.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 
72s/88s 22.00-26.00, 4/5 buctns Mid Season 100s 18.00, Mid-Season 125s 
15.00-18.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola CA 100s 25.00-30.00.


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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