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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-03-05)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 5, 2020



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Thurs March 05, 2020    	USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News

SC Farm Report on Thursday  
  	
   Cattle at SC Auctions on Thursday:  Trends not available due to 
limited comparable cattle sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-500 lbs N/A; 500-600 lbs N/A. Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-
500 lbs 137.50-157.50; 500-600 lbs 137.50-154.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium 
and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 120.00-134.00; 500-600 lbs 129.00-137.00. 
Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean average dressing not available; 
Boners 80-85% lean 51.00-66.00; Lean 85-90% lean 49.00-58.00; Lean Low 
Dressing 35.00-49.00.  Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1435-2190 lbs 
84.00-96.00; High Dressing 1350-2140 lbs 99.00-108.00; Low Dressing 
865-1375 lbs 58.00-80.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 870-1120 lbs Young to Middle Age 
Cows with calves under 300 lbs 750.00-950.00 per pair. Medium and Large 3 
660 Young Age Cow with calf under 300 lbs 475.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 
635-875 lbs Young to Middle Age Cows with calves under 300 lbs 300.00-
925.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Wednesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs 1.44 higher at 40.06. Sows 
live price 300-450 lbs 25.00; 450-500 lbs 28.06; 500-550 lbs 30.93. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  Corn was 3 cents lower; elevator bids 
4.22-4.34, processor bids 4.54-4.99.  Soybeans were 7 to 10 cents 
higher and one location was 15 cents higher; elevator bids 8.38-8.76, 
lower. New Crop Wheat was steady; elevator bids 4.99-5.54. 
  Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.37 
higher at 61.10. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Thursday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb 
filmbag Red type Topped 12.00; 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; 
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 72s 25.00; Avocados 2 layer ctns Hass 48s MX 57.00; 
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; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 buctns 
Medium FL 25.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 12.00; Cantaloupes 
ctns flats HD 9s 18.00, 1/2 ctns HD 9s 13.00; Coconuts 40 lb sks Fresh 
type 22s 26.00-28.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 16.00-
18.00, 5 dz ctns Yellow/Bi-Color 20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long 
Greens Select 25.00, 1 1/9 buctns Pickles Small-Medium MX 45.00; Eggplant 
1 1/9 buctns Medium 16.00; Grapes 18 lb ctns bagged Red Globe PE 27.00; 
Jicama 38 lb crts MX 18.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats Kent 9s PE 10.00-12.00, 
Kent 10s MX 9.00, Kent 5s/7s PE 6.00, Ataulfo 14s MX 9.00-10.00, 1 1/9 
bucrts Green Cooking type 18.00; Okra 1/2 buctns HD Small-Medium 28.00; 
Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 13.00-15.00, 50 lb 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; Papaya 35 lb ctns Maradol 9s MX 30.00; 
Pecans 50 lb sks Desirables GA 180.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green 
Extra Large/Jumbo FL 15.00-18.00, Suntan/Choice FL 12.00, Red Extra Large 
FL 22.00-23.00, Red Choice MX 25.00, Yellow Choice FL 23.00, 15 lb ctns 
Red Extra Large MX 10.00-16.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns Habanero FL 
Green/Orange 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno Green/Red 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns 
Banana Hot/Cuabnelle 18.00, 1 1/9 buctns Poblano 18.00; Pineapple ctns 1 
layer Golden Ripe 7s 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 25.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 30.00-35.00, 3/4 
buctns Straightneck Small 30.00-35.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange 
type US Number 1 NC 17.00-22.00, US Number 2 NC 12.00-16.00, Jumbo NC 
12.00-16.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Pink-Light Extra Large/Jumbo 
20.00-25.00, 6x6 sz 17.00-18.00, 5x6 sz 17.00-22.00, Green 28.00-39.00; 
Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma MX Large 23.00-26.00; Watermelons ctns 
flats Red Mini Seedless HD 6s 12.00, per melon Red Flesh Seeded HD 15-18 
lbs 5.00.  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 19.00-22.00; 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, 4/5 buctns Mid Season 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, 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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