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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-03-23)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 23, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC        Monday, March 23, 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 1,431 lbs at 108.84, heifers 1,307 lbs at 109.43. Dressed 
delivered steers 924 lbs at 174.05, heifers 861 lbs at 172.68. Weekly 
boxed beef cutout values for 600-900 carcass weights Choice 243.03, up 
35.88, and Select 233.15, up 33.67.
   National direct feeder pigs last Friday, per head weighted average
prices are delivered to the buyer's farm. Early weaned pigs were 10.00
per head lower.  All feeder pigs were 5.00 per head lower. Demand 
moderate for moderate offerings.  Receipts include 41% formulated prices. 
Feeder pigs 10-12 lbs cash basis 14.68; 40 lbs cash basis 50.89.
   Hogs on Friday. Plant delivered weighted average. National direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.17 higher at 43.33. 
Sows live price 300-449 lbs 27.59, 450-499 lbs 31.90, and 500-549 lbs 
33.98.
   SC Grain on Monday.  Corn was mixed, 2 cents lower to 1 cent higher; 
elevator bids 3.84-3.93, processor bids 4.15-4.75.  Soybeans were 22 
cents higher; elevator bids 8.44-8.89, processor bid 9.24, and export 
9.29.  New Crop Wheat bids were 18 to 20 cents higher; elevator bids 
5.35-5.90.  
   Cotton on Monday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.53
lower at 49.90.
   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 12.00; Greens 1.35 buctns 
bnchd Kale 24s 15.00, 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 12.00; Rutabagas 1 1/9 
buctns Topped Large 10.00, dz bnchs With Tops 20.00; 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, Pink Lady 
18.00-22.00, Stayman/Winesap 20.00-22.00, Tray Pack Gala 125s 26.00, tray 
pack Gala WA Extra Fancy 72s 25.00, tray pack Granny Smith/Fuji 113s 
26.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 17.00-18.00, #2 13.00; Beans bucrts Snap 
type 20.00, KY type 25.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns 22.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 
1/9 buctns Medium FL 25.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 15.00; 
Carrots 50 lb sks Topped Jumbo MX 15.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-
Color/Yellow/White 15.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select FL 
38.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 46.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats 
Kent 9s 10.00-12.00, Kent 10s PE 9.00, Kent 7s 7.00, Ataulfo 14s MX 9.00-
10.00, Ataulfo 12s MX 7.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Green Cooking type 18.00; Okra 
1/2 buctns HD Small-Medium 25.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 
12.00-15.00, 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, 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 26.00; Peaches 2 layer ctns 
White Flesh CL 48s 15.00, Flat type White CL 44s 15.00; Pears ctns 2 
layer Asian type Shinko CA 66s 15.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green 
Extra Large 28.00, Red Choice 25.00, Choice/Suntan 20.00; Peppers, Other 
1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno Green/Red 20.00, Banana Hot 18.00, Cubanelle 18.00, 
1/2 buctns Habanero orange 20.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 
7s/5s 12.00-13.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 20.00-22.00, White 
Size A #2 FL 22.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 18.00, Medium 15.00, 
3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 25.00, 3/4 Straightneck Medium 20.00; 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 18.00-20.00, 5x6 sz 17.00-18.00, 6x6 sz 
17.00-18.00, Green 20.00-22.00, Yellow 5x6 sz 25.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 
lb ctns Red type 22.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma MX Large 18.00.  
CITRUS: Grapefruit 4/5 buctns Red type FL 40s 20.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns 
Navel CA 72s/88s 22.00-26.00, 4/5 buctns Mid Season 100s 18.00, 4/5 
buctns Mid Season 125s 15.00-18.00, 24 inch bins Mid Season 350.00; 
Tangelos 7/10 buctns Minneola CA 100s 25.00-30.00.



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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