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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-03-31)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 31, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tuesday March 31, 2020      USDA-SC Dept. Ag Market 
News

SC Farm Report on Tuesday

   Cattle at SC Auctions on Monday:  No comparisons made due to limited 
comparable sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 
134.00-165.00, 550-600 lbs 136.00-150.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 143.00-162.50, 500-600 lbs 124.00-145.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 120.00-137.00, 500-600 lbs 
112.00-124.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 50.00-59.00; Boners 
85-85% lean 49.00-61.00; Lean 85-90% lean 47.00-58.00; Lean low dressing 
35.00-46.00. Slaughter Bulls: Average Dressing 1115-2370 lbs 75.00-
101.00; High Dressing 2100-2235 lbs 110.00-112.00; Low Dressing 1100-2205 
lbs 65.00-82.00.   
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 2 985-1095 lbs Young to Middle Age 
Cows with calves under 300 lbs 730.00-1000.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 
2 855 lbs Middle Age Cows with calves over 300 lbs 700.00 per pair.  
Small 1-2 600-920 lbs Middle Age Cows with calves under 300 lbs 520.00-
670.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was unchanged at 45.83.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 38.44; 450-500 lbs 41.90; 500-550 lbs 43.15. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday:  Corn was steady to 3 cents lower; elevator 
bids 3.79-3.90, processor bids 4.11-4.75. Soybeans were 4 cents 
higher; elevator bids 8.46-8.91, processor bid 9.31, and export 9.36.
New Crop Wheat was 4 to 5 cents higher; elevator bids 5.42-5.97. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.43 
higher at 48.88. 
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Tuesday. 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 20.00-22.00, Pink Lady 
20.00-22.00, Stayman/Winesap 20.00-22.00, Tray Pack Gala 125s 26.00, tray 
pack Gala WA Extra Fancy 72s 25.00, tray pack Granny/Fuji 113s 26.00; 
Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 18.00-20.00, #2 14.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 
15.00, KY type 25.00-30.00, Cranberry type 30.00-35.00; 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; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-
Color/Yellow/White 20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select FL 
25.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 46.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats 
Kent 9s 10.00-12.00, Ataulfo 14s MX 9.00-10.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Green 
Cooking type 18.00; 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; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 
25.00, Red Choice 28.00, 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 12.00-15.00, Medium 10.00-12.00, 
3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 17.00-20.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange 
type US Number 1 NC 18.00-22.00, US Number 2 NC 12.00-17.00, Jumbo NC 
15.00-16.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Pink-Light Red Extra 
Large/Jumbo 13.00-15.00, 5x6 sz 12.00-14.00, 6x6 sz 12.00, Green 16.00-
22.00, Yellow 5x6 sz 20.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1 pt bskts Red 13.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red type 18.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma 
MX Large 15.00.  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, Mid Season 125s 15.00-18.00; 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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