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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-02-28)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - February 28, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri February 28, 2020	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, feeder 
steers were 3.50 higher.  Feeder heifers and feeder bulls were unevenly 
steady.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 149.00-179.00; 
500-600 lbs 138.00-156.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 130.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-148.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-142.50, 500-600 lbs 120.00-134.00. Slaughter 
cows were steady. Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 62.00-76.00; 
Boners 80-85% lean 51.00-79.00; Lean 85-90% lean 51.00-71.00; Lean low 
dressing 38.00-52.00.  Slaughter bulls were steady.  Slaughter bulls: 
Average Dressing 1000-2235 lbs 75.00-104.00; Low Dressing 1115-1855 lbs 
66.00-72.00; High Dressing 1250-2030 lbs 95.00-105.00. 
   Goats: [160]  Week Ago: 146.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 20-40 lbs 30.00-112.50, 40-60 lbs 50.00-125.00, 
60-80 lbs 102.50-142.50, 80-100 lbs 150.00-160.00.  Wethers: Slaughter 1 
and 2 80-100 lbs 140.00, 100-150 lbs 185.00-260.00, 150-250 lbs 150.00-
225.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 75.00-135.00, 70-100 lbs 120.00-
140.00, 100-140 lbs 120.00-220.00, 140-180 lbs 165.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs 
85.00-90.00, 100-140 lbs 92.50-120.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 
110.00-225.00, 100-150 lbs 145.00-195.00, 150-250 lbs 140.00-260.00; Sel 
2 70-100 lbs 80.00-120.00, 100-150 lbs 110.00. 
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 1 to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 4.06-
4.15, processor bids 4.36-4.81.  Soybeans were 2 to 7 cents lower; 
elevator bids 8.35-8.74, processor bid 9.23, and export 9.28.  New Crop 
wheat bids were 3 to 7 cents lower; elevator bids 5.01-5.61.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.01 
lower at 59.24.
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb filmbag 
Red type Topped 12.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 12.00, Red 
type 18.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 10.00; Greens 1.35 buctns bnchd 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; 
Strawberries gallon baskets Large 8.00; 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, tray pack Gala WA Extra Fancy 72s 25.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 
17.00-18.00, #2 13.00; Beans bucrts Snap type/KY type 25.00; Broccoli 20 
lb ctns 20.00; Cantaloupes ctns flats HD 9s 18.00, 1/2 ctns HD 9s 13.00; 
Coconuts 40 lb sks Fresh type Mx 20s 28.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-
Color/Yellow/White 22.00, 5 dz ctns Yellow/Bi-Color 20.00; Cucumbers 1 
1/9 buctns Long Greens Medium MX 25.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium 
MX 45.00; Eggplant 1 1/9 buctns Medium 16.00; Grapes 18 lb ctns bagged 
Red Globe PE 27.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats Kent 9s 10.00-12.00, Kent 8s PE 
7.00, Kent 12s PE 4.00-6.00; Okra 1/2 buctns HD Small-Medium 28.00; 
Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00, 50 lb sks Peru Sweet #2 Col/Jbo 
15.00, 25 lb sks Red Jumbo 13.00-16.00, 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 Extra Large FL 23.00, Red Choice MX 25.00; 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 
12.00, ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 5s 10.00; 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 
Crookneck Small 35.00; Strawberries 8 1-lb cntrs FL Medium-Large 10.00-
14.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 20.00-22.00, 
US Number 2 NC 14.00-17.00, Jumbo NC 14.00-17.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns 
Vine Ripes Pink-Light Red Extra Large/Jumbo 21.00-25.00, 5x6 sz 20.00-
22.00, 6x6 sz 20.00, Green 28.00-39.00, Yellow 5x6 sz 25.00; Tomatoes, 
Grape 20 lb ctns Red type 23.00; Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seeded 
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 19.00-20.00; Miscellaneous Citrus 10 kg ctns Nadorcott MR 25.00; 
Oranges 7/10 buctns Navel CA 72s/113s 26.00-28.00, 4/5 buctns Navel FL 
64s 25.00, 4/5 buctns Mid Season 100s 18.00, 125s 15.00-18.00, 25 lb ctns 
Navel White/Red FL 14.00; Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola CA 100s 25.00-
30.00, 25 lb ctns Orlando FL 20.00; Tangerines 4/5 buctns Sunburst FL 
120s 35.00, 4/5 buctns Mandarins FL 100s 33.00, 25 lb ctns Various 
Varieties FL 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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