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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-04-30)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - April 30, 2020



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Thurs April 30, 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 
450-500 lbs one @ 126.00; 500-600 lbs none reported. Feeder Bulls: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-
130.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 117.50-122.50; 
500-600 lbs 116.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean average 
dressing 52.00-59.00; Boners 80-85% lean 50.00-69.00; Lean 85-90% lean 
50.00-55.00; Lean Low Dressing 35.00-47.00.  Slaughter bulls: Average 
Dressing 1295-2040 lbs 85.00-95.00; Low Dressing 1480-2020 lbs 78.00-
81.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 2 760-1175 lbs Young to Middle Age 
Cows with calves under 300 lbs 650.00-1125.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 
2 880-1020 lbs Young to Middle Age Cows with calves over 300 lbs 1200.00-
1250.00 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 22.74; 450-500 lbs 
25.79; 500-550 lbs 28.37. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  Corn was 4 to 7 cents higher; elevator bids 
3.52-3.81, processor bids 3.81-4.41.  Soybeans were 18 to 19 cents 
higher; elevator bids 8.10-8.55, processor bid 8.95 and export at 9.10. 
New Crop Wheat was 8 to 10 cents higher; elevator bids 4.96-5.39. 
   Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.21 
higher at 55.33. 
   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; 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 18.00-20.00, Granny Smith/Fuji 22.00, Pink 
Lady 22.00, Tray Pack Gala 125s 26.00, tray pack Granny/Fuji 113s 26.00; 
Bananas 40 lb ctns #1 18.00-20.00, #2 14.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 
28.00, KY type 25.00-28.00, Cranberry type 28.00-35.00; Broccoli 20 lb 
ctns 18.00-22.00; 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 300.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 
15.00-16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 15.00-17.00, 1 1/9 
buctns Pickles Small-Medium 25.00-28.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats Kent 9s PE 
10.00-11.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 12.00-15.00, 25 lb 
sks Red Jumbo 13.00, 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 Red Skin FL 45.00-50.00, busks Jumbo FL 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, 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 22.00-28.00; 
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 
25.00; 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 22.00-24.00, 6x6 sz 19.00-20.00, 
5x6 sz 20.00-24.00, Green 25.00-26.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb cntrs loose 
Red type 18.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless FL 36s 
185.00-190.00, 45s/60s 185.00-200.00, Red Flesh Seeded FL 35s/45s 150.00-
170.00.  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 19.00-20.00, Valencia 125s 17.00-19.00.

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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