Market Summary: NC Broilers & Fryers Coming in Light

At the 3 livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 1624 cattle and 81 goats were sold.

N.C. Broiler-Fryers: The market is steady and the live supply is adequate to meet the moderate demand. Average weights are mostly light.

N.C. Eggs: The market is steady on small, lower on medium, higher on the balance. Supplies are heavy for medium, moderate for the balance. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 132.24, Large 131.47, Medium 99.64, and Small 87.00.

Eggplant: demand moderate. Market is about steady. 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 8.00-8.35, fair quality 6.00-6.35.

Peppers, bell type: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Quality is variable. There is a wide range in price for extra large fair quality. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo 14.00-14.35, few lower, extra large 14.00-14.35, few lower, fair quality 8.00-10.35, few lower, large 8.00.

No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended mixed when compared to last report. Prices ranged $6.16-$7.41 at feed mills and $6.22-$6.57 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 13 cents higher and were $16.18 at processors, and $15.13-$15.98 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat trended 14 cents higher and was $5.26-$6.08 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $590.80 per ton for 48% protein. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.