NCDA Market Report for Tuesday July 10

Cattle: Livestock auctions were not held on Friday in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The next Daily Market Highlights which will contain cattle section will be published on Tuesday, July 10.

 

Broiler-Fryers: The North Carolina broiler-fryer market was steady and the live supply was adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights were mostly desirable to heavy. The estimated slaughter for Monday in North Carolina was 3,208,000 head compared to 3,061,000 head last Monday.

 

Eggs: The market was higher on Extra Large and Large, steady on the balance. Supplies were light to moderate. Retail demand was moderate to good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 178.61, Large 167.75, Medium 95.00, and Small 77.00.

 

Cotton:  The strict-low middling one and one sixteenth Southeast average price is 86.08 cents per pound; the U.S. average is 82.99 cents per pound.

 

Grain:  U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was mostly 6 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $3.94-$4.37 at the feed mills and $3.59-$4.34 at the elevators; new crop $3.77-$4.32.

U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were mostly 22 to 26 cents lower. Prices were $9 at the processors and ranged $8.05-$8.28 at the elevators; new crop $8.12-$8.57.

U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mostly 6 to 7 cents lower; prices were $3.77-$4.27 at the feed mills and $3.84-$4.69 at the elevators.

Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $359.90 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills:  Bladenboro 4.37, —–, 4.27; Candor 4.29, —–, 4.14; Cofield 3.94, 8.56, —-; Laurinburg 4.27, —–, 4.17; Monroe 4.25, —–, —-; Nashville 4.14, —–, —-;          Roaring River 4.34, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.32, —–, 4.27; Creswell 4.02, 8.05, 3.77; Statesville 4.04, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.32, —–, 4.27; Pantego #2 —-, —–, —-.

 

Elevators:  Bladenboro 4.07, 8.15, 4.02; Clarkton 4.07, 8.15, 4.02; Clement —-, —–, —-; Clinton 4.07, 8.10, 4.07; Creswell —-, —–, 4.68; Elizabeth City 3.59, 8.28, 4.69;    Lagrange 4.07, 8.05, 3.97; Monroe —-, 8.12, 4.68; Mount Olive 4.07, 8.05, 3.97;    Norwood 3.99, 8.16, 3.84; Register 4.05, —–, 4.05; Warsaw #2 4.34, —–, 4.19;

Wilson —-, 8.10, 3.92.

 

Soybean Processors:  Fayetteville 9.00; Selma No Bid.

 

Fruit and Vegetable Prices (Shipping Point F.O.B.): Eastern North Carolina – 2017 Crop Sweet Potatoes: Demand moderate. Market about steady. 40 pound cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1 $12-$15 some $15.50-$16 few higher U.S. No. 1 Petite $10-$14 U.S. No. 2 $8-$10 some $6.50-$7.50 No Grade Marks jumbo $8-$10 some low as $7 few higher.

2018 Crop Blueberries: Supply light. Demand fairly light. Market about steady. Some shippers are finished for the season. Many present shipments from previous commitments. Wide range in prices. Quality variable. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large $13-$18 some low as $11 high as $21.

Peppers, Bell Type: Demand good. Market higher. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo $16-$16.35 some $18 extra-large $16-$16.35 some low as $14, high as $18 fair quality $10-$10.35 some low as $8.

Elizabeth City District North Carolina – 2018 Crop Potatoes-chipper: Demand moderate. Market about steady. Round White Atlantic 85% or Better U.S. One per hundredweight per hundredweight contract 1 5/8″ min $10-$11.

2018 Crop Potatoes: Demand fairly good. Market about steady. Quality variable. Round White U.S. One tote bags approximately 2000 pounds per hundredweight size A $26-$26.50. Yellow Type U.S. One tote bags approximately 2000 pounds per hundredweight size A $30-$34.50.