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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

CO_LS146 Columbia, SC   Monday, February 27, 2017      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 1,398 lbs 124.40, heifers 1,292 lbs 124.30. Dressed delivered
steers 915 lbs 195.90, heifers 839 lbs 195.84.  Weekly boxed beef 
cutout values for 600-900 carcass weights Choice 194.48, up 5.55, 
and Select 191.87, up 4.19.
   National direct feeder pigs last Friday, per head weighted average
prices are delivered to the buyer's farm.  Early weaned pigs were steady 
to 1.00 lower. All feeder pigs 2.00 higher. Demand moderate for moderate 
offerings. Receipts include 55% formulated prices. Feeder pigs 10-12 lbs 
cash basis 52.38; 40 lbs cash basis 74.78.
   Hogs on Friday. Plant delivered weighted average. National direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.85 lower at 54.42. 
Sows live price 300-449 lbs 29.31, 450-499 lbs 32.14, and 500-549 lbs 
34.23.    
   SC Grain on Monday:  Corn was 1 to 2 cents lower; elevator bids 3.71-
3.90, processors bids 4.00-4.38. Soybeans were mostly 1 to 2 cents 
lower; elevator bids 9.61-9.71, processor bid 10.11, and export bid 
10.27. New Crop Wheat was 7 to 14 cents lower; elevator bids 3.93-4.63. 
   Cotton on Monday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.45 
lower at 74.87.    
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia 
State Farmers Market on Monday. Beets dz bnchs Red and Gold types 20.00, 
25 lb sacks Red and Gold types topped 12.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 
10.00; Dill Weed ctns bnchd 24s 16.00; Greens dz bnchd Collards 18.00, 
Turnips 20.00, Rutabagas 20.00, Mustard Curly 20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd 
Kale 12.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Mustard/Turnip Tops 12.00, Creasy type 
12.00; Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 12.00, 48s 25.00, Leeks 12s 20.00, 
Sweet Bulb type 24s 18.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat type 30s 10.00; 
Radishes ctns bnchd Red 12s 12.00; Rutabagas 1 1/9 buctns Topped Large 
10.00; Spinach 1.35 buctns Savoy type 16.00; Turnips 25 lb sacks Topped 
12.00. OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns Red/Gold 15.00-20.00, Granny
Smith/Fuji/Rome 18.00-20.00, Jonagold 20.00, Pink Lady 18.00-20.00, 
Honeycrisp MI 30.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans 1 1/9 bucrts Snap 
type FL 20.00, bucrts KY type FL 25.00, Cranberry FL 30.00; Broccoli 
20 lb ctns Crown Cut MX 24.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 12.00; 
Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White/Yellow/Bi-Color 24.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 
buctns Long Greens Select MX 18.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 
MX 32.00; Eggplant buctns 24s MX 15.00; Grapes 18 lb ctns bagged Red 
and White Seedless 16.00-18.00, Red Globe PE 22.00-24.00; Mangoes 4 
kg flats Tommy Atkins 9s 11.00; Nectarines 10 kg ctns White Flesh 
56sz CL 14.00; Okra 1/2 buctns Small-Medium HD 20.00; Onions, Dry 50 
lb sks Yellow Jumbo 18.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 12.00, 40 lb ctns Peru 
Sweet 21.00-25.00, 10 5-lb sks Jumbo 29.00, 50 lb sacks Peru Sweet 
Jumbo Number 2 16.00; Pears 2 layer ctns Asian type 24s 18.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Choice 17.00-18.00, Extra Large FL 13.00, 
Jumbo 20.00, Red MX Fair Quality 16.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns 
Banana Hot/Jalapeno 12.00, Habanero Orange 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
Jalapeno 18.00; Pineapple ctns 5ct MX 14.00-15.00; Plums 28 lb ctns 
Red type 72sz CL 18.00, 2 layer ctns Red type 60s 18.00, Black type 
52s 18.00; Radishes 30 6-oz filmbags/14 1-lb filmbags Red topped 
12.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 15.00, 3/4 buctns Yellow 
Crookneck Small 23.00; Strawberries 8 1-lb cntrs FL Medium-Large 
10.00; 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 11.00-12.00, Medium and Large 10.00-12.00, 
Green 11.00-18.00, Red All Sizes 10.00-12.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt 
Red type 12.00; Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 13.00, 20 lb 
ctns loose Red type 15.00-18.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma type 
Extra Large 12.00-15.00; Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seedless 
10-12 lbs 1.50-2.00, 19-21 lbs 6.00.  Citrus: Grapefruit 4/5 buctns 
Red type FL 40s 18.00, 48s 15.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 48s/88s 
23.00, Cara Cara Navel 56s CA 56s 23.00, Valencia 72s 20.00, 4/5 
buctns Valencia 100s FL 20.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola 100s CA 
23.00-25.00, Minneola 125s 22.00; Tangerines 4/5 buctns Honey 120s 
30.00, Honey 150s 28.00, 7/10 buctns Honey MX 100s 25.00-28.00, 25 lb 
ctns Sunburst 15.00-16.00.    


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
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS146.txt

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