NC Livestock Auctions See Higher Bids
Blog Post Top

At the 2 livestock auctions held Wednesday at Norwood and North Wilkesboro a total of 1114 cattle and 8 goats were sold.  Slaughter cows trended $1.00 to $11.50 higher, feeder steers trended mostly $1.00 to $16.00 higher, and heifers trended $1.50 to $21.00 higher when compared to the previous week.

N.C. Eggs:  The market is steady on medium, lower on the balance. Supplies are moderate for small and medium, heavy on the balance.  Retail demand is moderate.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 164.16, Large 158.90, Medium 110.86, and Small 96.00.

Squash: demand moderate. Market is slightly higher. 1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons small Zucchini 10.00-12.00, small Yellow Straight neck 12.00-12.35,   3/4 bushel cartons small Yellow Crookneck 18.00

Tomatoes: demand fairly light. Market is about steady.  25 lb cartons jumbo loose Vine Ripes U.S. Comb or Better 7.95-10.95

Tomatoes, grape type: demand fairly light. Market is about steady.  Flats 12 1-pt containers with lids 6.95-8.95 occasional higher

No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 4 to 5 cents lower when compared to last report.  Prices ranged $4.02-$4.37 at feed mills and $3.77-4.32 at elevators.  No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 1 to 4 cents higher and were $13.07 at the processors and $12.10-$13.15 at elevators.  No. 2 red winter wheat trended 4 cents lower and ranged $3.82-$4.60 at the elevators.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $501.30 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Your email address will not be published.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
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)
Oct
1
Wed
all-day 2014 Making Energy Work Annual Conference @ Charlotte Convention Center
2014 Making Energy Work Annual C… @ Charlotte Convention Center
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day
NC Sustainable Energy Association’s 6th Annual Making Energy Work Conference will be held on October 1-2, 2014 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Making Energy Work:  Securing [...]
Oct
15
Wed
10:00 am Tobacco Curing Field Day @ Lake Wendell Farms
Tobacco Curing Field Day @ Lake Wendell Farms
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Tobacco growers and industry personnel are invited to attend a field day to highlight NC State University research on 4 different brands of new [...]
Dec
2
Tue
12:30 pm Eastern Carolina Cattleman’s Conference @ Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center
Eastern Carolina Cattleman’s Con… @ Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center
Dec 2 @ 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Schedule 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. – Registration/Trade Show 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Welcome and Announcements 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Managing Cull Cows: When [...]
Jan
14
Wed
all-day SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
Jan 14 – Jan 15 all-day
In planning for the 2015 Expo we have decided to change our dates from a Thursday-Friday Expo to a Wednesday-Thursday Expo. This gives you two [...]

View Calendar