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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-05-15)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 15, 2020

CO_LS146
Columbia, SC		Fri May 15, 2020	       USDA-SC Dept Ag 
Market News

SC Farm Report on Friday   
	          
   SC Cattle Auctions Weekly Review:  Compared to last week, feeder 
steers and feeder bulls were steady to 2.50 higher.  Feeder heifers were 
steady. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 129.00-153.00; 
500-600 lbs 124.00-144.00.  Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 
lbs 125.00-147.50; 500-600 lbs 122.00-134.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and 
Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 114.00-133.00; 500-600 lbs 111.00-129.00.  
Slaughter cows were slaughter cows were 5.00 higher.  Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean 54.00-71.00; Boners 80-85% lean 56.00-77.00; 
Lean 85-90% lean 50.00-70.00; Lean low dressing 36.00-45.00.  Slaughter 
bulls were 4.00 higher. Slaughter bulls: Average Dressing 1220-2390 lbs 
82.00-100.00; High Dressing 1750-2085 lbs 103-112.00; Low Dressing 1010-
1290 lbs 58.00-84.00. 
   Goats: [212]  Week Ago: 202.  Reported Monday to Wednesday.  Slaughter 
and replacement classes sold on a per head basis and weights are 
estimated.  Kids: Sel 1 20-40 lbs 65.00-117.50, 40-60 lbs 100.00-140.00, 
60-80 lbs 145.00-150.00.  Does/Nannies: Sel 1 50-70 lbs 120.00-130.00, 
70-100 lbs 120.00-190.00, 100-140 lbs 130.00-225.00, 140-180 lbs 150.00-
245.00; Sel 2 70-100 lbs 72.50-82.50.  Bucks/Billies: Sel 1 70-100 lbs 
145.00-177.50, 100-150 lbs 200.00-275.00, 150-250 lbs 210.00-330.00; Sel 
2 70-100 lbs 100.00-120.00.  
   SC Grain on Friday.  Corn was 1 to 2 cents higher; elevator bids 3.19-
3.89, processor bids 3.89-4.04.  Soybeans were 1 to 2 cents higher; 
elevator bids 7.68-8.44, processor bid 8.83, and export 8.98. New Crop 
wheat bids were 2 cents lower; elevator bids 4.70-4.90.
   Cotton on Friday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.40 
higher at 56.25.
   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; Peaches 1/2 bubskts 
Yellow Flesh 26.00-28.00, 1/2 buctns White Flesh 30.00, 1/2 buctns Yellow 
Flesh 18.00; 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 22.00-28.00, KY type 25.00-
28.00, Cranberry type 28.00; Broccoli 20 lb ctns 18.00-20.00; Cabbage 50 
lb ctns Round Green Medium 15.00-25.00; Cantaloupes 24 inch bins Athena 
FL 120s/150s/180s 230.00-290.00; 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 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, 25 lb sks Jumbo 16.00-
17.00, 10 5-lb sks Medium 35.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Red Skin 48.00-
50.00, busks Jumbo FL 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 22.00, 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 25.00-30.00; 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 32.00-36.00, 5x6 sz 27.00-34.00, 6x6 sz 25.00-32.00, Green 
30.00-38.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb ctns 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 200.00-210.00, 36s 185.00-210.00, Red Flesh 
Seeded FL 35s/45s 150.00-185.00.  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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