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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-04-01)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 1, 2020



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Wed April 01, 2020     USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News

                                                                                               
SC Farm Report on Wednesday

   Cattle at SC auctions on Tuesday:  No comparisons available due to 
limited comparable sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 145.00-162.00, 500-600 lbs 135.00-153.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 137.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 127.50-140.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 115.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 
114.00-123.00. Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 45.00-51.00; Boners 
80-85% lean 45.00-56.00; Lean 85-90% lean 45.00-55.00; Lean Low Dressing 
30.00-42.00. Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1465-2205 lbs 78.00-95.00; 
Low Dressing 1060-1495 lbs 65.00-74.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 800-1325 lbs Middle Age Cows 
with calves under 300 lbs 925.00-1300.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 1-2 
925-1230 lbs Middle Age Cows with calves over 300 lbs 1000.00-1375.00 per 
pair.  Small 1-2 845-1030 lbs Middle Age Cows with calves under 300 lbs 
650.00-925.00 per pair.  Small 1-2 920 lbs Middle Age Cow with calf over 
300 lbs 850.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Tuesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 0.01 higher at 45.33.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 36.52; 450-500 lbs 41.47; 500-550 lbs 44.11.
   SC Grain on Wednesday:  Corn was mostly 6 to 9 cents lower; elevator 
bids 3.70-3.84, processor bids 4.05-4.75.  Soybeans were 23 to 24 cents 
lower; elevator bids 8.22-8.68, processor bid 9.08, and export 
9.13. New Crop Wheat bids were 15 cents lower; elevator bids 5.27-
5.82.  
   Cotton on Wednesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 2.72 
lower at 46.16.  
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Wednesday. Beets dz bnchs Red type 20.00, 25 lb 
filmbag Red type Topped 12.00; Cilantro ctns bnchd 30s 12.00; Greens 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/Stayman/Winesap 20.00-
22.00, Tray pack Gala 125s 26.00, Tray Pack Granny/Fuji 113s 26.00, tray 
pack Gala WA ExFcy 72s 25.00; Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 18.00-20.00, #2 
14.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 15.00, KY type 25.00-30.00; Broccoli 20 lb 
ctns 22.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 bucntrs Medium FL 25.00; Cabbage 50 lb 
ctns Round Green Medium 15.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Yellow/White/
Bi-Color 20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 25.00, 1 1/9 
bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 46.00; Mangoes 1 layer flts Kent PE 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/Col 12.00-15.00, 50 lb sks 
White Jumbo 25.00-26.00, 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; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 25.00, 
Choice/Suntan 14.00-20.00, Red Choice MX 28.00; Peppers, Other 1/2 buctns 
Habanero Orange 20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno Green/Red 20.00, Banana 
Hot/Cubanelle 18.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s/5s 12.00-
13.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 22.00-28.00; Squash 1/2 buctns 
Zucchini Small 12.00-15.00, Medium 10.00-12.00, 3/4 buctns Crookneck 
Small 17.00-20.00, 3/4 buctns Medium 15.00; Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns 
Orange type US No. 1 NC 1 18.00-22.00, US No. 2 NC 12.00-17.00, Jumbo NC 
15.00-16.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Pink-Light Red Extra 
Large/Jumbo 12.00-14.00, 5x6 sz 12.00-14.00, 6x6 sz 12.00, Green 16.00-
22.00, Yellow 5x6sz 20.00; Tomatoes, Cherry 12 1-pt bskts Red 12.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns Red type 17.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma 
FL Extra Large 12.00.  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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