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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-05-12)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 12, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Tuesday May 12, 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 
129.00-139.00, 500-600 lbs 124.00-129.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 125.00-140.00, 500-600 lbs 122.00-134.00.  Feeder 
Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 114.00-125.00, 500-600 lbs 
112.00-129.00.  Slaughter cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 54.00-71.00; Boners 
85-85% lean 58.00-75.00; Lean 85-90% lean 52.00-70.00; Lean low dressing 
none reported. Slaughter Bulls: Average Dressing 1220-2390 lbs 85.00-
99.00; High Dressing 1750-2085 lbs 103.00-107.00; Low Dressing 1010-1235 
lbs 58.00-84.00.   
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 845-1285 lbs Young Age Cows with 
calves under 300 lbs 1285.00-1360.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 2 960-
1055 lbs Young Age Cows with calves over 300 lbs 1285.00-1360.00 per 
pair.
   Hogs on Monday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 250-300 lbs was not reported due to 
confidentiality.  Sows live price 300-450 lbs 18.79; 450-500 lbs 23.07; 
500-550 lbs 24.36. 
   SC Grain on Tuesday:  Trends omitted due to no report issued Monday, 
May 11, 2020 due to observance of a state holiday.  Corn: elevator 
bids 3.22-3.91, processor bids 3.92-4.07. Soybeans: elevator bids 7.82-
8.57, processor bid 8.97, and export 9.12.  New Crop Wheat: elevator bids 
4.85-5.04. 
   Cotton on Tuesday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 1.71 
higher at 56.34. 
   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; Peaches 1/2 bubskts 
Yellow Flesh 28.00-32.00, 1/2 buctns Yellow Flesh 28.00; Rutabagas 1 1/9 
buctns Topped Large 10.00, dz bnchs with tops 20.00; Strawberries gallon 
cntrs 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 17.00-20.00, #2 14.00; 
Beans bucrts Snap type 28.00, KY type 25.00-28.00, Cranberry type 28.00-
35.00, Half Runners 40.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns FL 18.00-22.00; Cabbage 50 
lb ctns Round Green Medium 13.00-15.00; Cantaloupes 24 inch bins Athena 
FL 120s/150s 275.00-290.00; Corn, Sweet 4 dz crts Bi-Color/Yellow/White 
15.00-16.00; Cucumbers 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select FL 15.00-17.00, 1 
1/9 bucrts Pickles Small-Medium FL 27.00-30.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats 
Kent 9s 10.00-11.00; Onions, Dry 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 12.00-15.00, 
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 35.00; Peanuts, 
Green bucrts Red Skin FL 45.00-50.00, busks Jumbo FL 48.00-50.00; 
Peppers, Bell 1 1/9 buctns Green Large 27.00, Green Choice 20.00, 
Red/Yellow 27.00-28.00; 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 18.00, 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 
30.00-32.00, 5x6 sz 27.00-32.00, 6x6 sz 25.00-30.00, Green 27.00-30.00; 
Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb cntrs loose Red type 17.00; Tomatoes, Plum 25 lb 
ctns loose Roma Extra Large FL 22.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins Red Flesh 
Seedless FL 45s/60s 200.00, 36s 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. http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CO_LS146.txt

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