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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-04-08)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 8, 2020



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Wed April 08, 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 125.00-132.00, 500-600 lbs 122.00-132.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-144.00; 500-600 lbs 113.00-133.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 115.00-128.00; 500-600 lbs 
115.00-118.00. Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean N/A; Boners 
80-85% lean 50.00-71.00; Lean 85-90% lean 50.00-62.00; Lean Low Dressing 
37.00-46.00. Slaughter bulls: Low Dressing 1218-1580 lbs 75.00-78.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs: N/A.
   Hogs on Tuesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs was 1.32 lower at 33.81.  
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 37.21; 450-500 lbs 41.21; 500-550 lbs 45.67.
   SC Grain on Wednesday:  Corn was mostly 1 to 2 cents lower; elevator 
bids 3.70-3.80, processor bids 4.00-4.75.  Soybeans were steady; elevator
bids 8.14-8.60, processor bid 9.00, and export 9.05. New Crop Wheat bids
were 1 cent lower; elevator bids 5.28-5.73.  
   Cotton on Wednesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.94 
higher at 51.59  
   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 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; Strawberries gallon 
cntrs Medium-Large 13.00; 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 35.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns 22.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 
buctns Medium 25.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 15.00; 
Cantaloupes 24 inch bins Athena FL 180s/200s/220s 225.00-230.00; Corn, 
Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long 
Greens Select 15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 38.00; 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/Col 
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; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 25.00, Red 
Choice/Suntan 14.00-20.00, Red/Yellow FL 20.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 
buctns Jalapeno Green/Red 16.00-20.00, Banana Hot 18.00, Cubanelle 18.00, 
1/2 buctns Habanero orange 20.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s 
12.00-13.00; Plums ctns Black Type CL 28.00; 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; Sweet Potatoes
 40 lb ctns Orange type US Number 1 NC 17.00-22.00, 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 12.00-14.00, 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 12.00; Tomatoes, Grape 
20 lb cntrs loose Red type 17.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb ctns Roma FL Extra 
Large 12.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless FL 45s/60s 
235.00-240.00, 36s 225.00, Red Flesh Seeded FL 35s/45s 190.00.  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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