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Thursday, October 24, 2019


CO_LS146
Columbia, SC    	    Wed October 23, 2019        USDA-SC Dept Ag Market 
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SC Farm Report on Wednesday

   Cattle at SC auctions on Tuesday:  Compared to last week, feeder 
cattle were mostly steady. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-
500 lbs 126.00-142.50, 500-600 lbs 128.00-137.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium 
and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 120.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 115.00-125.00.  
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 112.00-123.00; 500-600 
lbs 105.00-117.00.  Slaughter cows were 2.00 to 3.00 lower.  Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 49.00-54.00; Boners 80-85% lean 42.00-61.00; 
Lean 85-90% lean 40.00-50.00; Lean Low Dressing 30.00-44.00. Slaughter 
bulls were 2.00 to 3.00 lower based on limited comparable sales.  
Slaughter bulls: 1180-1995 lbs 70.00-77.00 and Low Dressing 1070-1580 
lbs 60.00-69.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 1015 lbs Middle Age Cows with 
calves under 300 lbs 640.00-1000.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 2 1140 
lbs Middle Age Cow with calf over 300 lbs 1025.00 per pair.  Medium and 
Large 3 725-970 lbs Middle Age Cows with calves under 300 lbs 525.00-
750.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Tuesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.40 lower at 44.69. 
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 33.90; 450-500 lbs 37.65; 500-550 lbs 40.55.
   SC Grain on Wednesday:  Corn was steady to 1 cent lower; elevator 
bids 4.27-4.37, processor bids 4.43-4.87.  Soybeans were steady to 1 cent 
lower; elevator bids 8.88-9.24, processor bid 9.34, and export 9.44. 
Wheat bids were mostly 2 cents higher and a couple of locations were 
steady; elevator bids 5.20-5.30.  
   Cotton on Wednesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.28 
higher at 65.45.  
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Wednesday.  Beans bucrts Snap type 20.00, bucrts Wax 
type 25.00, bucrts KY type 26.00, 8 lb filmbag Lima Shelled Frozen 20.00; 
Beets dz bnchs Red type 25.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 
13.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts 
Yellow/White/Bi-Color 15.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small/Small-
Medium 30.00, Medium 25.00-28.00, Long Greens Small 18.00-20.00, 
1/2 bucrts/bskts Pickles Medium/Small 12.00-15.00, 1/2 bubskts Long 
Greens Small 12.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium 17.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
Neon/Striped type 18.00, 1 1/9 buctns Indian type 20.00, 1/2 bubskts 
Neon/Striped type 10.00, 1/2 bubskts Indian 12.00; Grapes 1/2 
buctns/bskts Scuppernongs 25.00-30.00; Greens Kale 24s 12.00-15.00, dz 
bnchs Collards/Turnips 20.00, dz bnchs Mustard Flat and Curly 20.00, 1 
1/9 buctns loose Turnip tops/Mustard 12.00-15.00; Okra 1/2 bubskts Small-
Medium 25.00; Onions, Green crts bnchs 24s 10.00, ctns bnchd 48s 14.00; 
Parsley ctns bnchd Curly 30s 10.00; Peanuts, Green busks Virginia Jumbo 
45.00, busks Virginia type 40.00, busks Valencia type 50.00, 1/2 bubskts 
Virginia type/Jumbo 25.00-30.00; Peas, Other 8 lb filmbag Shelled Frozen 
20.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green/Suntan Jumbo 15.00-16.00, Green 
Extra Large/Choice 11.00-12.00, Red Extra Large Fair Quality 15.00, 1/2 
bubskts Green/Red Large 10.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Banana Sweet/Hot 
10.00, Jalapeno/Long Hot 10.00, Finger Hot/Serrano 15.00, Habanero 18.00; 
Pumpkins each Howden type Medium/Large 4.00-5.00; Squash 1/2 buctns 
Zucchini Small 15.00, Medium 12.00, 1/2 buctns Crookneck Small 12.00-
15.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small/Fancy 20.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns 
Orange type US #1 20.00-28.00, Jumbo/Small/Medium 18.00-23.00, Red type 
US #1 23.00, Red type Jumbo/Medium/Small 18.00-23.00, Purple US #1 25.00-
35.00, 1/2 bubskts Orange type #1 12.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes 
Pink Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo/5x6sz 14.00, 6x6sz 12.00, Red Various 
Sizes 12.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Medium 15.00; Watermelons per melon 
Red Flesh Seedless 10-14 lbs 2.00, 15-18 lbs 5.00.  SEASONAL MISC: Corn 
Stalks per bundle 10 count 5.00; Straw per bale Standard size 5.00.  OUT 
OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose Red/Gold/Fuji/Rome 18.00-22.00, 
Gala 16.00-22.00, Granny Smith/Arkansas Black 20.00-22.00, Cortland/Cameo 
20.00-22.00, McIntosh 20.00, Jonagold/Pink Lady/Sweet Crimson/Greening 
20.00, tray pack Honeycrisp 48s/56s 28.00-30.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns 
16.50-18.00; Beets 25 lb filmbags Red type topped 14.00; Blackberries 4 
1-qt flats NC 22.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green Medium 13.00; Cucumbers 1 
1/9 buctns Long Green 15.00; Gourds 24 inch bins Winged 250.00-275.00, 
1/2 bubskts Winged 20.00-22.00; Mangoes 1 layer ctns Keitt 4s/6s MX 8.00; 
Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 16.00, 40 
lb ctns Peru Sweet Jumbo 24.00-28.00, 16 3-lb sks Peru Sweet Medium 
30.00; Pears 2 layer ctns Asian type 30s 20.00; Pecans 50 lb sks Paper 
Shell 170.00-180.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Red Choice 22.00, Yellow 
Large 22.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 15.00; Pineapple ctns 1 
layer Golden Ripe 7s 15.00; Pomegranates 25 lb ctns loose Early Wonderful 
44sz 20.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 20.00, 25 lb ctns Red Size A 
#2 7.00; Pumpkins 36 inch bins White type Jumbo 175.00, 36 inch bins 
Howden type Medium/Large 150.00, 36 inch bins Howden Extra Large/Jumbo 
160.00, 24 inch bins Pie type 175.00-200.00, 24 inch bins White Flat 
185.00-250.00, Cinderella/Fairy Tale 185.00-200.00, Warty/Blue 185.00, 
1/2 bubskts Mini type Orange/White 20.00-22.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns 
Orange type US Number 1 NC 25.00-26.00, US Number 1 MS 36.00, US #2 MS 
26.00, Jumbo NC 20.00-22.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red 
Extra Large/Jumbo 13.00-15.00, 6x6sz/5x6sz 11.00-14.00, Red Various Sizes 
10.00-14.00, Green All Sizes 15.00-20.00, Yellow Extra Large 18.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns loose Red type 20.00-25.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 
lb ctns Roma 17.00; Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seeded 22-24 lbs 
4.00, per melon Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.00, 15-18 lbs 3.00-3.50,  
24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless 60s 130.00, 24 inch bins Red Flesh 
Seedless 45s 130.00.  CITRUS:  Lemons 18 kg ctns 165s CL 18.00-20.00; 
Limes 40 lb ctns Seedless MX 175s 25.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns Valencia CA 
72s 25.00; Tangerines 34.4 lbs/15.6 kg ctns W. Murcott CL 20.00.  
SEASONAL MISC:  Corn Stalks per bundle 8-10 count 5.00.

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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