NC Cash Grains Fall With Futures
At the 3 livestock auctions held Monday at Canton, Turnersburg and Siler City a total of 2047 cattle and 41 goats were sold. Slaughter cows trended mostly $1.00 to $3.00 higher, feeder steers trended $5.00 to $11.50 higher, and heifers trended mostly $4.00 to $13.00 higher when compared to the previous week.
N.C. Eggs: The market is steady on small and medium, lower on the balance. 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 131.36, Large 126.71, Medium 112.86, and Small 112.00.
Blueberries: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Flats 12 1-pt cups med-large 14.00
Beans: demand moderate. Market is about steady. Some growers are experiencing a production gap. Bushel cartons/crates pre-cooled Round Green Type Machine Picked 18.00
Cabbage: supply red type very light. Demand is fairly good. Market is about steady. 50 lb cartons med Round Green Type 10.00-12.00
Bell Peppers: demand light. Market is about steady. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo 12.00-14.35 extra large 10.00-12.35
No. 2 yellow shelled corn trended 1 to 2 cents lower when compared to last report. Prices ranged $4.52-$5.18 at feed mills and $4.53-$5.13 at elevators. No. 1 yellow soybeans trended 8 to 11 cents lower and were $14.77 at processors, and $13.99-$14.53 at elevators. No. 2 red winter wheat trended 1 cent lower, prices ranged $4.63 to $5.06 at the elevators. Soybean meal, f.o.b. at processing plants, was $528.40 per ton for 48% protein.