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.'

A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.