Market Summary: NC Cucumbers Wrapping Up
At the 2 livestock auctions held Wednesday at Norwood and North Wilkesboro a total of 966 cattle and no 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 desirable.
Greens: Demand is moderate. Market is about steady. Various containers, bunched/loose, collard, kale, mustard, and turnip tops 6.50-7.00.
Sweet potatoes: Demand is moderate. Market is about steady. 40 lb cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1 13.00-15.00, few higher and lower. U.S. No. 1 Petite 10.00-12.00. U.S. No. 2 7.00-9.00. No Grade Marks jumbo 6.00-7.00, some 8.00.
Beans: demand good. Market is about steady. Bushel cartons/crates, , Round Green Type, machine picked: 35.00.
CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Some shippers have finished
for the season. 50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00
CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Some shippers have finished for the season. WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons med
18.00-20.35 mostly 20.00-20.35.
EGGPLANT: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons med
PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel
cartons Green jumbo 12.00-12.35.
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 2 to 12 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $6.37-$7.62 at feed mills and $6.72-7.42 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 7 to 14 cents higher and were $15.82 at processors, and $14.78-$15.88 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat was 2 cents lower and was $5.14-$6.22 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $554.60 per ton for 48% protein.