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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-03-09)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 9, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC        Monday, March 09, 2020      USDA-SC Dept Ag Market 
News

SC Farm Report on Monday

   National direct slaughter cattle weekly summary. Weighted averages
for all grades, Standard to Prime, mostly Select and Choice. Live FOB
steers 1,471 lbs at 113.17, heifers 1,317 lbs at 112.83. Dressed 
delivered steers 934 lbs at 180.80, heifers 833 lbs at 180.56. Weekly 
boxed beef cutout values for 600-900 carcass weights Choice 206.94, up 
0.59, and Select 201.80, up 1.91.
   National direct feeder pigs last Friday, per head weighted average
prices are delivered to the buyer's farm. Early weaned pigs were 2.00
per head lower.  All feeder pigs were 2.00 per head lower on light 
receipts. Demand moderate for moderate offerings.  Receipts include 47% 
formulated prices. Feeder pigs 10-12 lbs cash basis 28.00; 40 lbs cash 
basis 55.48.
   Hogs on Friday. Plant delivered weighted average. National direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs were not reported. 
Sows live price 300-449 lbs 26.07, 450-499 lbs 28.37, and 500-549 lbs 
31.10.
   SC Grain on Monday.  Corn was 3 cents lower; elevator bids 4.13-4.24, 
processor bids 4.44-4.89.  Soybeans were 20 to 21 cents lower; elevator 
bids 8.15-8.60, processor bid 9.03, and export 9.05.  New Crop Wheat bids 
were 2 cents lower; elevator bids 4.98-5.53.  
   Cotton on Monday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.58
lower at 58.96.
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Monday.  Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb filmbag 
Red type Topped 12.00; 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; 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; 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; Carrots 50 lb sks Topped 
Jumbo MX 15.00; Coconuts 40 lb sks Fresh type MX 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 Medium MX 28.00, 1 1/9 
bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 46.00; 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 10s PE 9.00, Kent 5s/7s 6.00, Ataulfo 14s PE 9.00-
10.00; Okra 1/2 buctns HD Small-Medium 28.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks 
Yellow Jumbo 13.00-15.00, 50 lb sks White Jumbo 25.00-26.00, 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; 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, Banana Hot 
18.00, Cubanelle 18.00, 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, Medium 15.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 30.00-35.00, 3/4 buctns
Straightneck Small 30.00-35.00, 3/4 buctns Straightneck Medium 25.00, 40 
lb ctns Chayote MX 24.00, 40 lb RPC Chayote MX Prickly type 24.00; 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 Red Extra Large/Jumbo 17.00-18.00, 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00, 6x6 sz 
15.00-18.00, Green 22.00-33.00, Yellow 5x6 sz 25.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 
lb ctns Red type 22.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma MX Large 18.00; 
Watermelons per melon Red Flesh Seeded HD 15-18 lbs 5.00.  CITRUS: 
Grapefruit 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 FL 64s 25.00, 4/5 
buctns Mid Season 100s 18.00, Mid Season 125s 15.00-18.00; Tangelos 7/10 
buctns Minneola CA 100s 25.00-30.00; Tangerines 4/5 buctns Sunburst FL 
120s 35.00, 4/5 buctns Mandarins FL 100s 33.00.



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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