At the weekly livestock auctions held Wednesday at Norwood and North Wilkesboro 1,211 cattle and 1 goat were sold.
Apples: demand fairly good. Market about steady. All grades U.S. Extra Fancy. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags Red Delicious 20.90-24.00; Golden Delicious 22.00-24.00.
Tomatoes: supply light. Demand moderate. Market about steady. 25 pound cartons loose Vine Ripes U.S. Combination or Better jumbo & extra large 12.95-15.95.
Cotton: The strict-low-middling one and one sixteenth South East average price is 68.06 cents per pound, the U.S. average is 65.61 cents per pound.
U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was 1 cent higher when compared to the previous day. Prices ranged $3.74-$4.27 at feed mills and $3.49-$3.79 at elevators. U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were 2 cents higher; prices were $10.16 at the processors and $9.16-$9.62 at the elevators; new crop $9.26-$9.77. U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mostly 1 cent higher. Prices ranged $3.69-$3.99 at the feed mills and $3.59-$3.84 at the elevators; new crop $4.18-$4.65. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants was $351.40 per ton for 48% protein.