At the 2 livestock auctions held Wednesday at Norwood and North Wilkesboro a total of 1077 cattle and no goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended $3.50 to $13.50 higher, feeder steers trended higher, and heifers trended mixed when compared to the previous week.
N.C. Eggs: The market is higher on large, steady on the balance. Supplies, and retail demand are moderate. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 131.36, Large 127.18, Medium 112.86, and Small 112.00.
Cucumbers: demand fairly good. Market is about steady. Waxed 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 20.00-24.00, cartons 24s 7.00-8.00
Peppers, bell type: demand fairly light. Market is about steady. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo 12.00-14.35, extra large 10.00-12.35
Blueberries: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Flats 12 1-pt cups, med-large 13.00-14.00
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 1 to 21 cents higher when compared to last report. Prices ranged $4.53-$5.17 at feed mills and $4.52-5.12 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended mostly 20 to 22 cents higher and were $14.71 at the processors and $14.22-$14.77 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat trended 1 cent higher and ranged $4.63-$5.17 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $545.50 per ton for 48% protein.