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At the livestock auction held Tuesday in Mt. Airy a total of 385 cattle and 57 goats were sold.  Compared to last week, breaking type slaughter cows were 2.00 to 5.00 lower; boning type slaughter cows were steady. 

The North Carolina broiler-fryer market was steady and the live supply was adequate to meet the moderate demand.  Average weights were desirable to heavy.  The estimated slaughter for Wednesday in North Carolina was 2,931,000 head compared to 2,927,000 head last Wednesday.

Cucumbers:  Supply fairly heavy.  Demand fairly light.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates medium $18

Eggplant:  Demand moderate.  Market about steady.  1 1/9 bushel cartons medium $10-$12

Tomatoes:  Supply fairly light.  Demand moderate.  Extra services included.  25 pound cartons loose extra large Vine Ripes U.S. Combination or Better $10.95-$11.95,

Tomatoes, Grape Type:  Supply fairly light.  Demand moderate.   Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $7.95-$8.95.

U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was mostly two to three cents higher when compared to last report.  Prices ranged $3.72-$4.40 at feed mills and $3.80-$4.37 at elevators, new crop $3.61-$4.35.  U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were mostly 17 to 19 cents higher and were $13.26 at processors and $11.86-$12.96 at elevators, new crop $9.96-$10.77.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mostly two cents higher and ranged $3.88-$4.61 at the elevators.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $501.50 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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