Mid-week Livestock Auctions See Significantly Reduced Prices
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At the 2 livestock auctions held Wednesday at Smithfield and North Wilkesboro a total of 295 cattle and 201 goats were sold.  Slaughter cows trended mostly $2.00 to $9.00 lower, feeder steers trended $1.00 to $34.00 lower, and heifers trended mostly $1.00 to $15.00 lower when compared to the previous week.

N.C. Eggs:  The market is steady on small, lower on the balance. Supplies are heavy.  Retail demand is moderate.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 135.73, Large 131.08, Medium 115.99, and Small 112.00.

Beans: demand moderate. Market is slightly lower. Bushel cartons/crates Round Green Type Machine Picked 18.00-21.00

Cabbage: supply red type fairly light. Demand is fairly good. Market is about steady.  50 lb cartons med Round Green Type 12.00
Cucumbers: demand moderate. Market for fair quality and cartons 24s is slightly higher, medium is about steady. Waxed 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 18.00-18.35, cartons 24s 5.00-8.00
Squash: demand moderate. Market is about steady.  1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons small Yellow Straight neck 12.00-14.00 med 10.00-12.00

Blueberries: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Flats 12 1-pt med-large 14.00-16.00

No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 9 cents higher when compared to last report.  Prices ranged $4.60-$5.25 at feed mills and $4.60-5.20 at elevators.  No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 11 to 12 cents higher and were $14.89 at the processors and $14.06-$14.64 at elevators.  No. 2 red winter wheat trended 9 cents higher and ranged $4.76-$5.29 at the elevators.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $531.20 per ton for 48% protein.

 


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.

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