Mid-week Livestock Auctions See Significantly Reduced Prices
Blog Post Top

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Blog Post Right - 1
Blog Post Right-1

Blog Post Right - 2_crawford
Blog Post Right - 2

Upcoming Events

Sep
20
Sat
all-day Eastern Triangle Farm Tour
Eastern Triangle Farm Tour
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
9th annual Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Eastern Triangle Farm Tour. Visit the CFSA website for details: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/etft/
Sep
22
Mon
all-day 2014 SCFB Women’s Leadership Conference @ Holiday Inn, Beaufort, SC
2014 SCFB Women’s Leadership Con… @ Holiday Inn, Beaufort, SC
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day
Voted the Happiest Seaside Town by Coastal Living magazine in 2013, Beaufort, SC is the location of the 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference. Highlights include: •Tour [...]
Sep
23
Tue
6:00 pm Small Farm Profitability @ NC Cooperative Extension Robeson County Cooperative Extension
Small Farm Profitability @ NC Cooperative Extension Robeson County Cooperative Extension
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The series will address common challenges faced by new and transitioning farmers in the region. The cost of the course is $65, however, a [...]
Sep
24
Wed
8:00 am Pastured Egg Production Field Day @ Cherry Research Farm
Pastured Egg Production Field Day @ Cherry Research Farm
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September [...]
Sep
30
Tue
8:00 am Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training- Washington @ Beaufort County Extension Office, Washington
Private Pesticide Applicator Rec… @ Beaufort County Extension Office, Washington
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Private Pesticide Applicator “V” Training (2 hrs V credits)

View Calendar