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Friday, July 28, 2017

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC    		Thu July 27, 2017    	USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News


SC Farm Report on Thursday  
  	
  Cattle at SC Auctions on Wednesday: Compared to last week, feeder
cattle were steady to 3.00 higher.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-500 lbs 145.00-152.50, 500-600 lbs 135.00-143.00.  Feeder Bulls: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 129.00-147.50, 500-600 lbs 125.00-
137.00. Feeder heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 124.00-145.00, 
500-600 lbs 118.00-133.00. Slaughter cows were steady. Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 70.00-79.00; Boners 85-85% lean 70.00-83.00; 
Lean 85-90% lean 70.00-79.00; Lean low dressing 44.00-68.00. Slaughter 
bulls were steady.  Slaughter Bulls:  920-2300 lbs 79.00-110.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium Large 1-2 950-1520 lbs young to middle age 
cows with 180-405 lbs calves 1100.00-1725.00 per pair.  
   Hogs on Wednesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.17 higher at 64.82.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 65.85; 450-500 lbs 70.60; 500-550 lbs 
72.43. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  Corn was 1 to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 
3.94-3.99, processor bids 4.14-4.34. New Crop soybeans were 6 to 7 
cents higher; elevator bids 9.47-9.68, processor bid 9.97, and export 
at 10.12. Wheat was steady to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 3.54-4.39. 
  Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was at 
69.75.
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Thursday.  Beans approx. 27 lb sks Lima Green 20.00, 8 
lb filmbags Shelled 25.00; Beets 25 lb sacks Red and Gold types topped 
12.00; Blackberries 4 1-qt flts 25.00; Cantaloupes per melon Athena type 
Large/Extra Large 0.80-1.25; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Corn, Sweet 
4 dz crts Yellow/Bi-Color/White 16.00, 5 dz sks White 15.00-17.00; 
Cucumbers 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small 35.00, Pickles Medium 30.00, 1/2 
Bubskts Long Green Select 14.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium/Neon 15.00, 
Indian 18.00, 1/2 buctns Small/Medium 10.00-12.00, Neon/Japanese 10.00-
12.00; Greens dz bnchd Collards 18.00, 1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 12.00, 
1 1/9 buctns loose Mustard/Turnip Tops 12.00; Honeydews per melon 1.50; 
Okra 1/2 bubskts Small-Medium 15.00-25.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Carolina 
Sweet Jumbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Carolina Sweet Jumbo 8.00; Onions, Green 
crts bnchd 24s 10.00, 48s 18.00, Leeks 12s 20.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Flat 
type 15.00; Peaches 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 25.00-28.00, White Flesh 
28.00, #2 16.00-20.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Red Skin type 45.00; Peas, 
Other 1/2 bubskts Pinkeye/Purple Hull 15.00, approx. 27 lb sks 
Pinkeye/Purple Hull 20.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled 25.00; Peppers, Bell 1 
1/9 buctns Green Choice 20.00-23.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns Banana Hot 
12.00, Cubanelle 10.00-12.00, Finger Hot 15.00-16.00, Habanero Orange 
20.00, Jalapeno/Poblano 12.00-15.00, Long Hot 13.00, 1 1/9 buctns Banana 
Hot 24.00, Finger Hot 32.00, Jalapeno 20.00-23.00, Serrano 25.00; Squash 
3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 20.00, Medium 14.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 
14.00, Medium 12.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns loose Vine Ripe Turning Red 
Extra Large and Jumbo 15.00-19.00, Medium and Large 12.00-14.00, Green 
17.00-20.00, 1/2 bubskts Vine Ripes 12.00-13.00; Watermelons per melon 
Red Flesh Seeded 16-20 lbs 1.00-1.50, 21-24 lbs 2.00-2.50, 25-28 lbs 
2.00-3.00, 30-35 lbs 3.00-3.50, 40 lbs and up 4.00, Yellow Flesh Seeded 
28-35 lbs 4.00, Sugar Dolls Small 1.00, Red Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 
1.00, 15-18 lbs 3.00, Yellow Flesh Seedless 12-14 lbs 2.00, 24 inch 
bins Red Flesh Seedless 60s/45s/36s 130.00, Red Flesh Seeded 28s/35s/45s 
100.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples tray pack Braeburn 80s NZ 25.00; 
Bananas 40 lb ctns 18.00; Beans bucrts Snap type MI 27.00, approx. 27 
lb sks Lima Green/Speckled 20.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled 25.00-26.00; 
Blackberries 4 qt flts NC 20.00, Blueberries 12 1-pt flts NC 25.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 15.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 ctns CA 9s 16.00; 
Coconuts each Water type FL 3.00; Cucumbers ctns wrapped Long Green 
Select 15.00; Nectarines 25 lb ctns Yellow/White Flesh 28.00-30.00; 
Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00, White Jumbo 20.00, 25 lb sks 
Red Jumbo 14.00, 16 3-lb sks Yellow Small 21.00, VIDALIA DISTRICT OF 
GEORGIA: 40 lb ctns Jumbo 20.00, 50 lb sacks Jumbo 23.00-24.00, 25 lb 
sacks Jumbo 14.00, 10 5-lb sacks Jumbo 23.00-26.00, Medium 24.00, 16 
3-lb sacks Medium-Large 23.00-25.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Curly type 60s 
35.00; Peaches 1/2 buctns Yellow Flesh WV 25.00; Peanuts Green bucrts 
Red Skin type 45.00-46.00, Jumbo type 40.00; Peas, Other approx. 27 lb 
sks Pinkeye/White Acre 20.00, 8 lb filmbags Shelled 25.00-26.00; Peppers, 
Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Choice 15.00-23.00, Red/Yellow/Orange 33.00; 
Pineapple ctns 6ct/7ct MX 13.00-14.00; Plums 28 lb ctns Black CA 25.00, 
Red CA #2 22.00, 1/2 buctns Prune type WV 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; Squash 1/2 buctns Yellow 
Straightneck Small 18.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type NC/MS 
US Number 1 16.00-20.00, MS/NC US 2 10.00-14.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns 
Vine Ripe Turning Red Extra Large and Jumbo 15.00-18.00, Medium and 
Large 12.00-16.00, 15 lb ctns Heirloom 20.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt 
flts Red type 12.00-14.00; Tomatoes, Grape 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 10.00; 
Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma type Large/Extra Large 15.00-20.00; 
Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 12.00; Watermelon Red Flesh Seedless 12-
14 lbs 2.00, 15-18 lbs 3.00-3.50, 19-24 lbs 3.50-4.00, Red Flesh Seeded 
16-19 lbs 2.00-2.50, 20-24 lbs 3.00-3.50, 25-30 lbs 3.50-4.00, 24 inch 
bins Red Flesh Seedless 60s/45s/36s 120.00-130.00.  

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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