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Saturday, March 25, 2017

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri Mar 24, 2017	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week all classes 
of feeder cattle were mostly steady. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls 
were steady.  Trend based on limited comparable sales. Feeder steers: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 148.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-
152.50. Feeder bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 145.00-168.00; 
500-600 lbs 128.00-149.00.  Feeder heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 128.00-144.00, 500-600 lbs 119.00-137.50. Slaughter cows: Breakers 
70-80% lean 68.00-76.00; Boners 80-85% lean 66.00-83.00; Lean 85-90% lean 
66.00-78.00; Lean low dressing 51.00-65.00. Slaughter bulls: 820-2210 lbs 
52.00-110.00. 
   Goats: [319] Week Ago:  152.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 under 20 lbs 35.00-70.00, 20-40 lbs 50.00-
110.00, 40-60 lbs 85.00-135.00, 60-80 lbs 87.50-170.00, fancy @ 175.00; 
Sel 2 20-40 lbs 45.00-70.00, 40-60 lbs 65.00-92.50, 60-80 lbs 75.00-
80.00.  Wethers:  Sla 1 and 2 100-150 lbs 115.00-150.00.  Does/Nannies:  
Sel 1 50-70 lbs 85.00-132.50, 70-100 lbs 120.00-165.00, 100-140 lbs 
145.00-240.000; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 82.50-125.00, 70-100 lbs 130.00, 100-140 
lbs one @ 160.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 130.00-165.00; 100-150 
lbs 160.00-182.50 fancy @ 220.00, 150-250 lbs 200.00-280.00; Sel 2 70-100 
lbs 120-140, 100-150 lbs couple @ 150.00, 150-250 lbs 185.00-195.00.
   SC Grain on Friday. Corn was steady to 1 cent lower; elevator bids 
3.71-3.86, processor bids 3.96-4.29. Soybeans were 15 to 16 cents lower; 
elevator bids 9.21-9.36, processor bid 9.70, and export bid 9.81. New 
Crop Wheat was steady to 4 cents higher; elevator bids 3.89-4.50. 
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.20 
higher at 76.22. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday. Beets dz bnchs Red 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 24s 
12.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Mustard/Turnip Tops 12.00, Creasy type 12.00; 
Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 10.00, 48s 18.00, 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 18.00-20.00, Granny Smith/
Fuji/Rome 18.00-20.00, Pink Lady 18.00-20.00, Honeycrisp MI 30.00; 
Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans 1 1/9 bucrts Snap type FL 25.00, bucrts 
KY type/Half Runners 25.00, Cranberry type 28.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns 
Crown Cut MX 22.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 12.00, Red type 16.00-
18.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White/Yellow/Bi-Color 15.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 
buctns Long Greens Select HD 20.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 
32.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns 24s MX 15.00; Grapes 18 lb ctns bagged Red 
and White Seedless 15.00-18.00, Red Globe PE 22.00-24.00; Mangoes 4 kg 
flats Tommy Atkins 9s 9.00; Nectarines 2 layer ctns White Flesh 44s 
16.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts Sml-Med MX 30.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow 
Jumbo 18.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 12.00, 40 lb ctns Peru Sweet Jumbo 
21.00-23.00, 10 5-lb sks Jumbo 29.00, 50 lb sacks Peru Sweet Jumbo 
Number 2 18.00; Pears 2 layer ctns Asian type 32s 18.00; Peppers, Bell 1 
1/9 buctns Green XLge 15.00, Red MX Choice 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 6ct/7ct MX 13.00-14.00; Plums 28 lb ctns 
Red type 72sz CL 22.00, 2 layer ctns Black type 52s 22.00; Potatoes 50 lb 
sacks New Crop FL Red A type #2 16.00;  Radishes 30 6-oz filmbags/14 1-lb 
filmbags Red topped 12.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 23.00, medium 
18.00, 3/4 buctns Yellow Crookneck Small 25.00, Medium 20.00; 
Strawberries 8 1-lb cntrs Med-Lge 15.00-16.00; 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 10.00-
12.00, Medium and Large 10.00-11.00, Green 12.00-18.00, Red All Sizes 
10.00-12.00; Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 10.00-13.00; 
Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma type Extra Large 12.00-15.00; Watermelon 
Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 3.00; Citrus: Grapefruit 4/5 buctns Red type 
FL 40s/48s 17.00-18.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 48s/72S/88s 22.00-
23.00, Cara Cara Navel 56s CA 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 FL 30.00, 
Honey FL 150s 28.00, 7/10 buctns Honey MX 100s 25.00-28.00.

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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