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USDA - AMS: Daily Farm Report (2020-05-21)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 21, 2020



CO_LS146
Columbia, SC     Thurs May 21, 2020    	USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News

SC Farm Report on Thursday  
  	
   Cattle at SC Auctions on Thursday:  Feeder cattle trends not available 
due to limited comparable cattle sales.  Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 
1-2 400-500 lbs 133.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 127.50-139.00. Feeder Bulls: 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 130.00-137.50; 500-600 lbs 127.00-
132.00. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 115.00-136.00; 
500-600 lbs 114.00-116.00. Slaughter cows were 3.00 higher. Slaughter 
cows: Breakers 75-80% lean average dressing 61.00-69.00; Boners 80-85% 
lean 55.00-76.00; Lean 85-90% lean 53.00-69.00; Lean Low Dressing 40.00-
52.00. Slaughter bulls were 3.00 higher.  Slaughter bulls: Average 
Dressing 1360-2170 lbs 88.00-95.00; High Dressing 1690-2075 lbs 102.00-
114.00.
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 890-1525 lbs Young Age Cows with 
calves under 300 lbs 1075.00-1625.00 per pair.  Medium and Large 
1-2 970-1395 lbs Young Age Cow with calf over 300 lbs 1125.00-1625.00 per 
pair.  Small 1-2 745-995 lbs Middle Age Cows with calves under 300 lbs 
700.00-1125.00 per pair.
   Hogs on Wednesday: Plant delivered weighted average. National Direct 
Barrows & Gilts US 1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs live price was 0.59 higher 
at 31.52. Sows live price 300-450 lbs 18.44; 450-500 lbs 21.51; 500-550 
lbs 24.50. 
   SC Grain on Thursday.  Corn was 1 to 2 cents lower; elevator bids 
3.17-3.87, processor bids 3.88-4.03.  Soybeans were 11 to 12 cents lower; 
elevator bids 7.65-8.40, processor bid 8.80 and export at 8.95. New Crop 
Wheat was 2 to 3 cents higher; elevator bids 4.86-5.01. 
   Cotton on Thursday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 0.15 
lower at 56.06. 
   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; Peaches 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 
26.00-28.00, 1/2 bubskts White Flesh 26.00-30.00, 1/2 buctns Yellow Flesh 
18.00; Rutabagas 1 1/9 buctns Topped Large 10.00, dz bnchs with tops 
20.00; 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 16.50-20.00, #2 13.00-14.00; Beans bucrts Snap type 
28200, 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 20.00-27.00; 
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 
28.00-30.00; Mangoes 1 layer flats Kent 9s PE 10.00-11.00; Onions, Dry 50 
lb sks Yellow Jumbo/Col 12.00-15.00, 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 33.00; Peanuts, Green bucrts Red Skin FL 48.00-55.00; 
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, 1 1/9 
buctns Banana Hot/Cubanelle 18.00, 1/2 buctns Habanero orange 20.00; 
Pineapple ctns 1 layer Golden Ripe 7s/5s 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 15.00-16.00, 1/2 buctns Zucchini 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 Extra 
Large/Jumbo 28.00-34.00, 6x6 sz 24.00-32.00, 5x6 sz 26.00-34.00, Green 
30.00-38.00; Tomatoes, Grape 20 lb cntrs loose Red type 19.00; Tomatoes, 
Plum 25 lb ctns loose Roma Extra Large FL 22.00; Watermelons 24 inch bins 
Red Flesh Seedless FL 36s/45s/60s 200.00-210.00, 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 25.00-28.00, 4/5 buctns 
Valencia 100s 20.00, Valencia 125s 19.00-20.00.

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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