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CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri Sep 22, 2017	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
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SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Trends not available this week
due to limited comparable sales as a result of hazardous weather last 
week. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 140.00-156.00; 
500-600 lbs 130.00-148.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 136.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 119.00-144.00.  Feeder Heifers: Medium 
and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 127.00-145.00, 500-600 lbs 117.00-132.50.  
Slaughter cows: Breakers 70-80% lean 64.00-75.00; Boners 80-85% lean 
62.00-77.00; Lean 85-90% lean 57.00-66.00; Lean low dressing 42.00-
57.00.  Slaughter bulls: 1035-2335 lbs 67.00-99.00. 
   Goats: [470] Week Ago: 43.  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 under 20 lbs 25.00-72.50, 20-40 lbs 
30.00-80.00 and several @ 80.00-110.00, 40-60 lbs 50.00-132.00, 60-80 
lbs 125.00-165.00 and one @ 210.00; Sel 2 Under 20 lbs 30.00-50.00, 
20-40 lbs 40.00-70.00.  Yearlings: Sel 1 40-60 lbs 80.00-125.00, 60-80 
lbs 95.00-105.00.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 150.00-155.00 
and one @ 240.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 80.00-165.00, 70-100 
lbs 100.00-185.00, 100-140 lbs 105.00-170.00, 140-180 lbs 120.00-175.00; 
Sel 2 50-70 lbs 60.00-120.00, 70-100 lbs 75.00-135.00, 100-140 lbs 
100.00-150.00, 140-180 lbs 160.00-165.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 
lbs 120.00-200.00, 100-150 lbs 130.00-230.00, 150-250 lbs 157.50-245.00 
and few @ 325.00-380; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 70.00-130.00, 100-150 lbs one @ 
167.50, 150-250 lbs 140.00-185.00.  
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was mostly 3 to 4 higher, one location 13 
higher; elevator bids 3.38-4.03, processor bids 3.93-4.13.  New Crop 
soybeans were 11 to 14 cents higher; elevator bids 9.24-9.34, processor 
bid 9.74 and export bid 9.89.  New Crop Wheat was mostly 2 cents lower;
elevator bids 3.94-4.59. 
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.21 
higher at 69.21. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday: Cantaloupes per melon Athena Small/Medium 1.00-
1.25; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts White 15.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 28.00-30.00, Medium-Large 
20.00-25.00; Eggplant 1/2 buctns Large 20.00, Neon 15.00, Indian 18.00,
1/2 bubskts Small/Neon 10.00-13.00; Grapes 1/2 bubskts Muscadines 24.00-
32.00, Scuppernongs 23.00-32.00; Greens Dz bnchs Collards/Mustard/Turnips 
with Root 20.00-22.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 12.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
loose Turnip Tops/Mustard 12.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts Small/Medium 25.00; 
Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 9.00, 48s 15.00; Parsley ctns Flat type 30s 
15.00; Peaches 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh #2 20.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts 
Red Skin type 45.00, busks/crts Jumbo 38.00-45.00, 1/2 bubskts Jumbo 
20.00-25.00; Peas, Other approx. 27 lb sks Pinkeye/Purple Hull 21.00; 
Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Banana Hot 12.00, Cubanelle 10.00-12.00, 
Jalapeno 12.00, Finger Hot 18.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 20.00-22.00; 
Squash 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 18.00-23.00, Medium 15.00-16.00, 1/2 
buctns Zucchini Small 18.00, Round Zucchini 12.00, Scalloped 12.00, 
bucrts Butternut 22.00, 1/2 bubskts Butternut 12.00; Sweet Potatoes 
40 lb ctns Orange Flesh Medium/Large 18.00, Small 12.00-13.00, Red
Skin type 20.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 25 lb ctns Red type 20.00; Tomatoes,
Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Large 15.00.  SEASONAL MISC: Deer Corn 60 lb sks 
Cob type 7.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose Ginger 
Gold/Red/Gala/Fuji/Jonagold 20.00-22.00, Rome/Mutsu 20.00, Honeycrisp 
PA 30.00-32.00, Honeycrisp NC 25.00-35.00, 25 lb ctns Honeycrisp 15.00, 
Gala/Fuji/Gold/Jonaprince 14.00; Bananas 40 lbs ctns 18.00; Beans 
bucrts Snap type MI 22.00; Beets 25 lb sks Red type Topped 13.00-14.00; 
Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut 30.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 
13.00-15.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns CA 9s 16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns 
Long Green Select MI 18.00, Medium 28.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-
Color/Yellow 16.00, 4 dz sks White 15.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium 
MI 18.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 17.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 
15.00, 40 lb ctns Sweet type Jumbo PE 24.00, 10 5-lb sks Sweet type 
Medium PE 28.00, VIDALIA DISTRICT OF GEORGIA: 50 lb sacks Jumbo 26.00-
28.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Curly type 60s 35.00; Peaches bubskts/ctns 
Yellow Flesh WV 25.00; Pears 2 layer ctns Asian type 25.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Choice 12.00, Red Choice 18.00; Pineapple 1 
layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 6s 14.00; Plums 28 lb ctns Black/Pluots 
25.00; Potatoes 50 lb sacks New Crop FL Red A type #2 16.00-18.00, 
Red B type #2 19.00, White A type #2 16.00, White B type #2 18.00; 
Pumpkins 36 Inch bins Howden type Extra Large 150.00, Jumbo 160.00, 
Medium 135.00, 24 inch bins White Howden Small/Medium 200.00, Pie 
type 200.00, Mixed Heirlooms 175.00-200.00, Warty type 175.00; Squash
buctns Acorn 18.00, Butternut 20.00, Spaghetti 23.00-24.00, 1 1/9 
bucrts Butternut 28.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type MS US 
#1 23.00, MS US #2 15.00, Purple MS 25.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine 
Ripe Turning Red Extra Large and Jumbo 22.00-25.00, Medium and Large 
22.00-24.00, Green Extra Large 22.00-25.00, Yellow Extra Large 22.00-
25.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt flts Red type 15.00; Turnips 25 lb sks 
Topped Large 13.00-14.00; Watermelon Red Flesh Seedless 15-18 lbs 3.00, 
Red Flesh Seeded 24-28 lbs 3.00-3.50, 30-35 lbs 4.00.  SEASONAL MISC:
Corn Stalks per bundle 6s 6.00; Gourds 1/2 bubskts Winged type 20.00,
24 inch bins Winged type 175.00-200.00.

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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