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Columbia, SC		Fri May 25, 2018	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
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***IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY, STATE OFFICES ARE CLOSED MONDAY 
MAY 28TH, 2018.  THE NEXT FARM REPORT WILL BE TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018.***

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, Feeder
steers and feeder bulls were steady to 3.00 lower.  Feeder heifers were 
steady to 2.00 lower.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
140.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00-151.00. Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 135.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-139.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-145.00, 500-600 lbs 
121.00-135.00.  Slaughter cows were steady. Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-
80% lean 61.00-69.00; Boners 80-85% lean 62.00-74.00; Lean 85-90% lean 
59.00-66.00; Lean low dressing 40.00-57.00.  Slaughter Bulls were steady.  
Slaughter Bulls: 1130-2130 lbs 80.00-94.00. 
   Goats: [329]  Week Ago: [277].  Reported Monday to Wednesday. 
Slaughter and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights 
are estimated.  Kids:  Sel 1 Under 20 lbs 32.50-70.00, 20-40 lbs 45.00-
110.00, 40-60 lbs 57.50-150.00, 60-80 lbs 70.00-170.00.  Wethers: 
Slaughter 1 and 2 80-100 lbs 125.00-170.00, 100-150 lbs 250.00-290.00.  
Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 125.00-140.00, 70-100 lbs 157.50-190.00, 
100-140 lbs 140.00-175.00, 140-180 lbs 195.00-200.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 
85.00-125.00, 70-100 lbs one @ 145.00, 100-140 lbs 140.00-145.00.  
Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 130.00-160.00 and a couple 180.00-185.00 
Fancy, 100-150 lbs 175.00-220.00, 150-250 lbs 195.00-230.00; Sel 2 70-100 
lbs 130.00-135.00, 100-150 lbs 145.00-155.00.   
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 1 to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 
4.05-4.31, processor bids 4.46-4.86.  Soybeans were 5 to 7 cents higher; 
elevator bids 9.66-10.42, processor bid 10.51, and export at 10.66. New 
Crop wheat was 2 to 14 cents higher; elevator bids 4.66-5.18. 
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.75 
higher at 89.71. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday: Beets dz bnchs Red and Gold types 20.00, 25 lb 
sks Red topped 12.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns Crown Cut 20.00; Cabbage 50 lb 
ctns Green type Medium 13.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Cucumbers 1 
1/9 buctns Long Green Select 15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 
28.00-33.00, 1/2 bubskts Pickles Small-Medium 18.00; Greens dz bnchs 
Collards/Mustard/Turnips 20.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 12.00, 1 
1/9 buctns loose Turnip Tops/Mustard 12.00; Nectarines 1/2 bubskts
Yellow Flesh 24.00-25.00, 1/2 buctns/bskts Yellow Flesh #2 15.00-20.00; 
Onions, Green crts bnchd 24s 8.00-9.00, 48s 14.00, Sweet type 18.00, 
Leeks 12s 20.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat type 15.00; Peaches 1/2 bubskts 
Yellow Flesh 24.00-25.00, 1/2 buctns/bskts Yellow Flesh #2 15.00-20.00; 
Plums 1/2 bubskts Green type 34.00-35.00; Potatoes bucrts Red type A/B sz 
15.00-18.00, 1/2 bubskts Red type A/B sz 9.00; Rutabagas dz bnchs 20.00; 
Spinach 1.35 buctns Savoy type 18.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 
15.00, Zucchini Medium 12.00, 1/2 buctns Patty Pan White/Yellow 10.00-
15.00, Zephyr Small-Medium 15.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 15.00-20.00; 
Strawberries 8 1-lb flts Medium-Large 15.00, 4 2-lb flats Medium-Large
15.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 12.00. OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples 
buctns loose Red/Granny Smith 20.00, tray pack Red 80s/Granny 100s 20.00; 
Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans 1 1/9 bucrts Snap type GA 25.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type Medium FL 13.00; Cantaloupes per melon 
Athena Medium/Large 1.00, 1/2 ctns HD 9s 15.00, 24 inch bins Athena 
100s/120s 250.00-260.00, 180s/150s 220.00-245.00; Carrots 50 lb sks Jumbo 
MX 21.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 14.00; Cucumbers 1 
1/9 bucrts Pickles Medium FL 33.00, 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 
14.00; Grapes 18 lb ctns bagged Red Seedless/Red Globe 20.00; Mangoes 1 
layer ctns Tommy Atkins 9s/10s 8.00; Nectarines 25 lb ctns Yellow Flesh 
CA 88sz 18.00; Okra 1/2 bucrts Small-Medium FL 20.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb 
sks Yellow/White Jumbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 15.00, 16 3-lb sks 
Yellow Medium 17.00, Vidalia District of Georgia 50 lb sks Jumbo 22.00-
24.00, Medium 20.00, #2 Jumbo 12.00, 25 lb sks Jumbo 13.00, 10 5-lb sks 
Jumbo 24.00-26.00; Onions, Green ctns bnchd 24s GA 20.00-22.00; Peaches 
25 lb ctns White Flesh CA 88sz 15.00-18.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Red 
Skin FL 45.00;  Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Choice 28.00, Red Choice 
FL 24.00, Yellow Choice MX 25.00, 5kg/ 11 lb ctns Red/Yellow/Orange 
15.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Jalapeno 12.00, Banana Hot 12.00, 1 1/9 
buctns Jalapeno Red/Green 18.00; Pineapple 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe MX 7s 
12.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red US 2 Size A FL 15.00-16.00, Red US 2 
Size B FL 20.00, White US 2 SZ A FL 15.00-20.00, 50 lb ctns Red/White US 
2 Creamers 25.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 MS 
23.00, US #1 NC 16.00-18.00, Jumbo NC/MS 13.00, Purple MS 25.00; Tomatoes 
25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Turning Red Extra Large/Jumbo 18.00-22.00, 6x6 sz/
5x6sz 15.00-19.00, Red type All Sizes 13.00-18.00, Green 18.00-22.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 11.00, 20 lb ctns Red type 25.00; 
Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma Extra Large 15.00; Watermelons per melon 
Red Flesh Seeded 15-19 lbs 3.00-3.50, 20-26 lbs 4.00-5.00, 28-35 lbs 
5.00-6.00, Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.00-3.00, 15-18 lbs 3.50-4.00, 
20-24 lbs 5.00-5.50, 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded 28/35/45 150.00, Red 
Flesh Seedless 36/45 215.00, 60 Fair Quality 180.00, 45 Fair Quality
160.00.  CITRUS: Oranges 7/10 buctns Valencia 88s MX 23.00.  

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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