Columbia, SC Mon Jan 14, 2013 USDA - SC Dept Ag
SC Farm Report on Monday
National direct slaughter cattle weekly summary. Weighted averages for all
grades, Standard to Prime, mostly Select and Choice. Live FOB steers 1,383 lbs
at 126.04, heifers 1,293 lbs at 126.14. Dressed delivered steers 894 lbs at 203.53,
heifers 797 lbs at 203.45. Weekly boxed beef cutout values for 600-900 carcass weights
Choice down 0.51 at 193.81 and Select up 1.09 at 183.38.
National direct feeder pigs last week, per head weighted average prices are
delivered to the buyer's farm. Early weaned pigs and all feeder pigs mostly steady.
Demand was moderate on moderate offerings. Feeder pigs 10-12 lbs cash basis 59.82; 40
lbs cash basis 70.87.
Hogs on Friday. Plant delivered weighted average. National direct Barrows & Gilts US
1 50-54% lean 240-300 lbs 63.36, down 0.04. Sows live price 300-450 lbs 45.89, 450-500
lbs 52.95, 500-550 lbs 54.04.
SC Grain on Monday. Corn was 7 to 10 cents higher, processor bids 7.44-8.24.
Soybeans were 41 to 45 cents higher, elevator bids 13.18-13.88, processor bid
14.18. Wheat was steady to 12 cents higher, elevator bids 5.64-6.67, Columbia 7.75.
Cotton on Monday. Southeast base price for 41-4/34 grade was 72.77.
Fruits & Vegetables: Prices paid to SC growers at the Columbia State Farmers Market
on Monday. Broccoli 20 lbs ctns Crown Cut 14.00; Cabbage 50 lb ctns Green type 10.00-
12.00; Greens dz bchs Collards 12.00-16.00, Mustard/ Turnips/Rutabagas 13.00-18.00;
Onions, Green 2 dz bnchs Med 9.00; Pecans per lb Stuarts 1.50-3.00, Cracked Stuarts
3.00, Shelled 8.00; Peppers, bell 1 1/9 buctns Red Jbo 18.00; Peppers, Other 1/2
buctns Jalapeno Green 13.00; Squash 1 1/9 buctns Butternut 18.00, Acorn Med 14.00;
Sweet Potatoes 40 lb ctns Orange Flesh Varieties 16.00-18.00; Tomatoes 25 lb ctns Vine
Ripe Turning Red Xlge & Larger 15.00; Turnips 25 lb sks Topped 12.00. OUT OF STATE
PRODUCE: Apples buctns Red/Gold/ Rome 15.00-22.00, Mutzu/ Granny Smith 22.00; Beans
bucrts Snap type 22.00; Corn 4 dz crts Bi-color/ Yellow/White 18.00; Tomatoes 25 lb
ctns 25 lb ctns Vine Ripe Turning Red Xlge & Lgr 14.00-18.00; Grapefruit 4/5 buctns
Red type 40ct 16.00; Oranges 4/5 Navel 64s 20.00-21.00; Tangerines 25 lb ctns Fallglo/
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
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