Strawberry Season Starting Light

There were no weekly North Carolina livestock auctions held on Tuesday.

 

N.C. Broiler-fryers: The market is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand.  Average weights are mostly heavy. The estimated slaughter for Wednesday in North Carolina is 2,946,000 head compared to 2,890,000 head last Wednesday.

 

N.C. Eggs:  The market is steady on all sizes. Supplies are moderate.  Retail demand is moderate.  Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 135.24, Large 130.59, Medium 101.86, and Small 82.00.

 

Eastern North Carolina

2015 Season

Strawberries: supply fairly light. Demand is good. Report issued Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large 13.00-14.00 some low as 12.00 occasional high as 14.50

 

Cotton:  The strict-low-middling one and one sixteenth South East average price is 66.59 cents per pound, the U.S. average is 64.92 cents per pound.

 

U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was 2 to 3 cents higher when compared to last report.  Prices ranged $4.13-$4.58 at feed mills and $3.98-$4.38 at elevators; new crop $3.86-4.49.  U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were mostly 11 cents higher; prices were $10.18-$10.23 at the processors and ranged $9.53-$9.99 at the elevators; new crop $9.21-$9.62.  U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was 2 cent higher; prices were $4.43 at the feed mills; new crop $4.04-$4.48.  Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $384.20 per ton for 48% protein.

 

Feed Mills: Bladenboro 4.28, —–, 4.43; Candor 4.44, —–, —-; Cofield 4.29, 10.19, —-; Laurinburg 4.28, 9.68, 4.43; Monroe 4.43, —–, —-; Nashville 4.38, —–, —-; Roaring River 4.58, —–, —-; Rose Hill 4.28, 9.58, 4.43; Statesville 4.13, —–, —-; Warsaw 4.28, —–, 4.43; Pantego #2 4.29, —–, —-.

 

Elevators: Bladenboro —-, 9.63, —-; Clarkton —-, 9.63, —-; Clement —-, —–, —-; Clinton —-, 9.63, —-; Creswell 3.98, 9.63, —-; Elizabeth City —-, 9.99, —-; Lagrange —-, 9.53, —-; Monroe —-, 9.88, —-; Mount Olive —-, 9.63, —-; Norwood 4.14, 9.59, —-; Register —-, —–, —-; Warsaw #2 4.38, —–, —-; Wilson —-, 9.53, —-.

 


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