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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-04-23)

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



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Thurs April 23, 2020    	USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News

SC Farm Report on Thursday  
  	
   Cattle at SC Auctions on Thursday:  Trends not available due to 
limited comparable cattle sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 
400-450 lbs 139.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-142.00. Feeder Bulls: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 121.50-
138.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 117.00-130.00; 
500-600 lbs 113.00-119.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean average 
dressing 52.00-62.00; Boners 80-85% lean 54.00-65.00; Lean 85-90% lean 
44.00-59.00; Lean Low Dressing 81.50-99.00.  Slaughter bulls: Average 
Dressing 1200-2150 lbs 81.50-99.00; High Dressing 1590-1800 lbs 100.00-
105.00; Low Dressing 1140 lbs one @ 74.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 875-1160 lbs Young to Middle Age 
Cows with calves under 300 lbs 775.00-900.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 
3 925 lbs Middle Age Cow with calf under 300 lbs 775.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Wednesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs live price was not reported 
due to confidentiality. Sows live price 300-450 lbs 25.88; 450-500 lbs 
29.93; 500-550 lbs 34.38. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  Corn was 1 to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 
3.59-3.89, processor bids 3.89-4.29.  Soybeans were 4 to 5 cents higher; 
elevator bids 7.99-8.44, processor bid 8.84 and export at 8.99. New Crop 
Wheat was 1 cent higher; elevator bids 5.14-5.69. 
   Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.23 
lower at 54.37. 
   Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Thursday.  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; Squash 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 30.00; 
Strawberries per gallon Medium 12.00-13.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped 
Large 12.00.  OUT OF STATE PRODUCE: Apples buctns loose Red/Gold 20.00-
22.00, Granny Smith/Fuji 22.00, Pink Lady 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 22.00-25.00, KY type 25.00-28.00, Cranberry type 28.00-35.00; 
Broccoli 20 lb ctns 22.00; Brussels Sprouts 1 1/9 buctns Medium FL 25.00; 
Cabbage 50 lb ctns Round Green Medium 12.00-13.00; Cantaloupes 24 inch 
bins Athena FL 180s 325.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 
15.00-16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 15.00, 1 1/9 
buctns Pickles Small-Medium 25.00-30.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats Kent 9s PE 
10.00-11.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 12.00-15.00, 50 lb 
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, Vidalia District of Georgia 50 lb sks Jumbo 
32.00, 40 lb ctns Jumbo 26.00-27.00, 10 5-lb sks Medium 30.00-35.00; 
Peanuts, Green bucrts New Crop 45.00-50.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns 
Green Extra Large 25.00, Choice 20.00; Peppers, Other 1 1/9 buctns 
Jalapeno Green/Red 16.00-20.00, 1 1/9 buctns Banana Hot/Cubanelle 18.00, 
1/2 buctns Habanero orange 20.00; Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s 
12.00-13.00; Plums ctns filmbags 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, 
1/2 buctns Zucchini 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 Extra Large/Jumbo 17.00-20.00, 6x6 sz 12.00-15.00, 5x6 sz 
14.00-20.00, Green 16.00-23.00, Yellow 5x6 sz 16.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 
lb cntrs loose Red type 17.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh 
Seedless FL 36s 200.00-220.00, 45s/60s 200.00-220.00, 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 
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. https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/co_ls146.txt

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