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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-04-24)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 24, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri April 24, 2020	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  No trends available this week due 
to limited comparable sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 131.00-151.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-142.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 121.00-139.00. Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 116.00-131.00; 500-600 lbs 
112.00-121.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 52.00-70.00; Boners 
80-85% lean 52.00-77.00; Lean 85-90% lean 44.00-69.00; Lean low dressing 
32.00-54.00.  Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1200-2150 lbs 81.50-
99.00; Low Dressing 1140-1685 lbs 74.00-86.00; High Dressing 1590-1825
lbs 100.00-105.00. 
   Goats: [44]  Week Ago: 46.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 20-40 lbs 70.00-100.00, 40-60 lbs 50.00-135.00, 
60-80 lbs 130.00-145.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs one @ 150.00, 
140-180 lbs one @ 190.00; Sel 2 50-70 lbs one @ 100.00, 100-140 lbs one @ 
140.00.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 140.00-190.00, 150-250 lbs 
270.00-330.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs none reported.
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 2 to 3 cents lower; elevator 
bids 3.56-3.86, processor bids 3.86-4.26.  Soybeans were 7 to 8 cents 
lower; elevator bids 7.92-8.37, processor bid 8.77, and export 8.92.  
New Crop wheat bids were 12 to 24 cents lower; elevator bids 5.02-5.45.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.74 
lower at 53.63.
   Fruits & Vegetables:  Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State 
Farmers Market on Friday.  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; Squash 3/4 buctns 
Crookneck Small 30.00; 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 20.00-22.00, Granny Smith/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 24.00-28.00, 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 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 12.00-15.00, 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium FL 
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 45.00-50.00; Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns 
Green Extra Large 25.00, Choice 14.00-20.00; 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 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, 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 17.00-20.00, 5x6 sz 15.00-18.00, 6x6 sz 13.00-15.00, Green 
17.00-23.00, Yellow 5x6 sz 17.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns loose Red 
type 17.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless FL 45s/60s 
200.00, 36s 190.00-200.00, Red Flesh Seeded FL 35s/45s 150.00-160.00.  
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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