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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-02-26)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - February 26, 2020



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Wed February 26, 2020     USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News

                                                                                               
SC Farm Report on Wednesday

   Cattle at SC auctions on Tuesday:  Compared to last week, feeder 
cattle and slaughter cattle trends are not available due to limited 
comparable sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
145.00-151.00, 500-600 lbs 138.00-141.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 130.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs N/A.  Feeder Heifers: Medium 
and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 122.50-127.00. 
Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 65.00-76.00; Boners 80-85% lean 
56.00-75.00; Lean 85-90% lean 54.00-71.00; Lean Low Dressing 39.00-50.00. 
Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1000-2120 lbs 79.00-104.00; High 
Dressing 1585-1895 lbs 100.00-105.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 2 965 lbs Young Age Cow with calf 
over 300 lbs 1065.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 795 lbs Middle Age Cow with 
calf under 300 lbs 575.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Tuesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.24 lower at 39.27.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 25.37; 450-500 lbs 29.48; 500-550 lbs 31.39.
   SC Grain on Wednesday:  Corn was 2 to 3 cents lower; elevator bids 
4.10-4.18, processor bids 4.40-4.85.  Soybeans were 2 to 4 cents higher;
elevator bids 8.33-8.71, processor bid 9.11, and export 9.27. New Crop 
Wheat bids were 1 to 2 cents lower; elevator bids 5.14-5.70.  
   Cotton on Wednesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.83 
lower at 63.22.  
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Wednesday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb 
filmbag Red type Topped 12.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 bucrts 25.00-30.00, 
4 2-lb cntrs Large 12.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 12.00, 
Red type 18.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens Kale 24s 15.00, dz 
bnchs Rutabagas 20.00, dz bnchs Collards 20.00, dz bnchs Mustard/Turnips 
20.00, 1 1/9 buctns loose Turnip tops/Mustard 12.00-15.00, Creasy type 
12.00; Onions, Green crts bnchs 24s 10.00, ctns bnchd 48s 14.00, Sweet 
type 24s 20.00; Parsley ctns bnchd Curly 30s 10.00; Turnips 25 lb sks 
Topped Large 12.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose 
Red/Gold/Rome 18.00-22.00, Granny Smith/Gala/Fuji 18.00-22.00, York/Cameo 
20.00-22.00, Pink Lady 18.00-22.00, Stayman/Winesap 20.00-22.00, Tray 
Pack WA Golden 88s 30.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 17.00-18.00, #2 13.00; 
Beans bucrts Snap type 25.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns 20.00; Cantaloupes 1/2 
ctns HD 9s 13.00, ctns flats HD 9s 18.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-
Color/Yellow/White 25.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Medium 
25.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 45.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns 
Medium 16.00; Mangoes 1 layer flts Kent PE 9s 10.00-12.00, 12s 4.00-6.00, 
Kent 7s PE 7.00; Okra 1/2 buctns HD Small-Medium 28.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb 
sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 16.00, 40 lb ctns Peru Sweet 
Jumbo 24.00-26.00, 16 3-lb sks Peru Sweet Medium 30.00, 10 5-lb sks Peru 
Sweet Jumbo 34.00; Pecans 50 lb sks Stuarts GA 160.00, Desirables GA 
180.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large Jumbo FL 15.00-
18.00, Suntan FL 12.00, Red Choice MX 25.00, Yellow Choice FL 30.00,
15 lb ctns Red Extra Large MX 15.00-16.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns 
Habanero FL Green/Orange 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 22.00, Banana Hot 
18.00, Serrano 25.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s/6s 12.00;  
Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 20.00-22.00, White Size A #2 FL 22.00,
Yukon Gold Size B #2 FL 18.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 20.00, 
Medium 15.00, 3/4 buctns Straightneck Small 25.00, Straightneck Medium 
15.00; Strawberries 8 1-lb cntrs Lge 10.00-14.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb 
ctns Orange type US No. 1 NC 1 20.00-22.00, US No. 2 NC 14.00-17.00, 
Jumbo NC 14.00-17.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Pink-Light Red Extra 
Large 22.00-25.00, 5x6 sz 20.00-22.00, 6x6 sz 20.00, Green 28.00-39.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red type 23.00; Watermelons per melon Red 
Seedless HD 15-18 lbs 5.00, ctns flats Red Mini Seedless HD 6s 12.00.  
CITRUS:  Grapefruit 25 lb ctns Red type FL 15.00, 4/5 buctns Red type FL 
48s 22.00, 4/5 buctns Red type FL 40s 20.00; Limes 40 lb ctns/crts 
Seedless 200s MX 16.00-20.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 72s/113s 
26.00-28.00, 4/5 buctns Navel 64s 25.00, 4/5 buctns Mid Season 
100s 18.00, Mid-Season 125s 15.00-18.00, 25 lb ctns Navel White/Red FL 
14.00, 25 lb ctns Navel CA 20.00, Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola CA 100s 
25.00-30.00, 25 lb ctns Minneola FL 20.00, 25 lb ctns Orlando FL 20.00, 
24 inch bins Orlando FL 370.00; Tangerines 4/5 buctns Sunburst FL 120s 
35.00, Mandarins FL 100s 33.00, 25 lb ctns Various Varieties 16.00-20.00.

For detailed reports go to www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm or 
www.agriculture.sc.gov or phone USDA-SCDA Market News at 803-737-4491 
or 4497.

Source: South Carolina Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Columbia, SC 803-
737-4491. http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS146.txt

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