NC Cash Grains Rise with Futures
Cattle: At the livestock auction held Friday in Siler City a total of 742 cattle and 99 goats were sold. Compared to last week, slaughter and feeder cattle were lower.
Eggs: The market is higher on extra-large and large, lower on medium and steady on small. Supplies are moderate. Retail demand is good. Weighted average prices for small lot sales of grade A eggs delivered to nearby retail outlets: Extra Large 239.30, Large 238.52, Medium 176.82, and Small 111.00.
Cotton: The strict-low middling one and one sixteenth Southeast average price is 62.85 cents per pound; the U.S. average is 60.54 cents per pound.
Grain: U.S. 2 yellow shelled corn was mostly 4 cents higher when compared to last report. Prices ranged $4.07-$4.57 at feed mills and $3.92-$4.42 at elevators. U.S. 1 yellow soybeans were mostly 7 cents higher; prices were $8.69 at the processors and ranged $8.17-$8.54 at the elevators. U.S. 2 soft red winter wheat was mostly 4 cents higher; prices were $4.47 at the feed mills and $4.17-$4.22 at the elevators; new crop $4.30-$4.63.