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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-04-21)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 21, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tuesday April 21, 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 
131.00-145.00, 500-600 lbs 120.00-135.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 135.00-145.00, 500-550 lbs 130.00-139.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 120.00-127.50, 500-500 lbs 
112.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 64.00-70.00; Boners 85-85% 
lean 64.00-77.00; Lean 85-90% lean 58.00-69.00; Lean low dressing 50.00-
54.00. Slaughter Bulls: Average Dressing 1535-1760 lbs 89.00-95.00; High 
Dressing 1825 lbs one @ 102.00; Low Dressing 1305-1685 lbs 75.00-86.00.   
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  None reported.  
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was 0.88 higher at 25.81. 
Sows live price 300-450 lbs 28.89; 450-500 lbs 33.00; 500-550 lbs 37.63. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday:  Corn was 4 to 6 cents lower; elevator 
bids 3.51-3.79, processor bids 3.94-4.19. Soybeans were 4 to 6 cents 
higher; elevator bids 7.90-8.36, processor bid 8.76, and export 8.91.
New Crop Wheat was mostly steady to 1 cent lower and one location was 22 
cents lower; elevator bids 5.16-5.71. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.71 
lower at 51.31. 
   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; Strawberries gallon 
cntrs Medium-Large 12.00-13.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped Large 12.00.  
OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose Red/Gold/Rome 20.00-22.00, 
Granny Smith/Gala/Fuji 22.00, Pink Lady 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 15.00-18.00, KY type 25.00-30.00, Cranberry type 28.00-35.00; 
Broccoli 20 lb ctns 22.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 buctns Medium 25.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 12.00-13.00; Cantaloupes 24 inch 
bins Athena FL 180s 325.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 
15.00-20.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 15.00, 1 1/9 
bucrts Pickles Small-Medium MX 25.00-30.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats Kent 9s 
10.00-11.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 12.00-15.00, 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; Peanuts, Green bucrts New Crop 47.00-
50.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Extra Large 25.00, 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 25.00-28.00; Potatoes 50 lb sks Red Size A #2 
22.00-28.00; Squash 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 15.00, Medium 12.00, 3/4 
buctns Crookneck Small 30.00; 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 14.00-
16.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine Ripes Pink-Light Red Extra Large/Jumbo 
17.00-18.00, 5x6 sz 15.00-18.00, 6x6 sz 12.00-15.00, Green 16.00-23.00, 
Yellow 5x6 sz 15.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb cntrs loose Red type 17.00; 
Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless FL 45s/60s 210.00-220.00, 36s 
190.00-220.00, Red Flesh Seeded FL 35s/45s 160.00-175.00.  CITRUS: 
Grapefruit 4/5 buctns Red type FL 40s 20.00-24.00; Oranges 7/10 buctns 
Navel CA 72s/88s 22.00-26.00, 4/5 buctns Valencia 100s 18.00-19.00, 
Valencia 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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