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Weekly Market Summary Published by Missouri Department of Agriculture Ag Business Development Division Market News Program

Dr. Jon Hagler, Director Steve Allison, Division Director Mike Davis, Editor mda.mo.gov http://www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, Governor Volume XXIX, Number 31 ♦ P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ♦ (573) 751-4211 ♦ Friday, July 31, 2009 MISSOURI WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE WEIGHTED AVERAGE REPORT Receipts: 21,966 Week ago: 25,254 Year ago: 16,236 Medium and Large 1 (Medium Flesh)

Fdr. STEERS: 371 lbs. 460 lbs. 554 lbs. 653 lbs. 746 lbs. 835 lbs. 945 lbs.

Fdr. HEIFERS:

124.05 116.88 111.65 108.08 104.78 100.01 95.87

277 lbs. 374 lbs. 459 lbs. 556 lbs. 643 lbs. 737 lbs. 824 lbs.

Hols. STEERS

116.05 108.80 103.74 100.29 100.37 97.10 92.60

370 lbs. 466 lbs. 535 lbs. 659 lbs. 749 lbs. 867 lbs. 930 lbs.

71.85 71.35 71.00 68.81 69.82 70.86 63.68

SOUTHERN MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (West Plains) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 3655 Week ago: 4504 Year ago: 2522 Cow and Bull Receipts: 650 Week Ago: 624 Year Ago: 608 Compared to last week, steers under 850 lbs steady, heifers over 700 lbs 1.00-3.00 higher. Steers over 850 lbs and heifers over 700 lbs 1.002.00 lower.

STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

122.50-133.00 110.50-122.00 104.00-114.00 101.00-108.50 96.00-105.00 94.50-99.10 91.50-94.25

Holsteins Large 3 Pkg 263 lbs. Pkg 483 lbs. Pkg 676 lbs. Lot 907 lbs.

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Pkg 850 lbs. 900-1000 lbs

105.00-108.00 100.00-110.00 96.00-105.50 92.50-99.00 90.00-94.00 89.50 Scarce

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 44.00-46.50, high dressing 81.00 46.00-51.00, Lean (85-90%) 72.50 40.00-45.00, low dressing 30.00 68.00 -38.00 66.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1150-2260 lbs 57.5064.00, high dressing 64.00-67.00, low dressing 53.00-57.50 COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1 Very scarce, few singles and very small pkgs 3-7 yrs 8001220 lbs with 150-300 lb calves 900.00-970.00 per pair, couple lots 3 -7 yrs 725-890 lbs very thin condition cows with thin babies to 150 lb calves 820.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1 4-6 yrs, few 7 yrs 1060-1450 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 780.00-880.00 per head, few 4 yr old blks 12001420 lbs 920.00-950.00, few single 5 yr old 1065-1160 lbs 1st stage 700.00-770.00. Some 7 yrs to mostly short-solid mouth 1010-1250 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 560.00-690.00 per head.

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SOUTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Joplin and Springfield ) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 7310 Week ago: 7832 Year ago: 4684 Cow and Bull Receipts: 1368 Week ago: 1193 Year ago: 1223 Compared to last week, steers, Holsteins and heifers steady to 2.00 lower with the decline on heifer calves. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower with the decline occurring the last part of the week, slaughter bulls steady to 11.00 higher. STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

Scarce 116.64 110.32 106.49 105.98 97.57 Scarce

HOLSTEINS: Large Frame 3 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

70.00-80.00 70.00-73.00 71.00 68.00-72.00 68.00-74.00 69.50-73.50 61.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short-solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 910-1360 lbs most 650.00885.00 per head, some better quality 900.00-950.00.

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

106.00-109.00 96.00-112.50 93.50-105.00 93.50-102.00 90.50-100.50 92.50-95.00 Scarce

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 44.5049.50, high dressing 48.00-53.00, few 54.00-55.00, Lean (85-90%) 34.00-41.00, low dressing 25.0037.00 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1175-2490 lbs 60.0068.00, high dressing 65.50-70.50, low dressing 50.50-60.00 COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short-solid mouth 1000-1350 lb cows with babies to 350 lb calves and several rebred from dispersal 975.001175.00 per pair

NORTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Maryville, St Joe) Receipts: 3032 Week ago: 343 Year ago: 1961 Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers under 800 lbs steady to 2.00 higher, heavier weights 1.00-2.00 lower. Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

Scarce 114.00 112.25-114.00 107.50-113.00 103.50-108.50 96.00-105.85

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

Scarce 105.50-106.00 97.00-108.00 98.00-104.50 90.25-97.10 91.00-93.80

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1300-2000 lbs 57.0064.75, low dressing 53.00-57.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 46.0050.00, high dressing 49.00-54.25, lean 39.00-44.00

BRED COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 1000-1450 lbs 3rd stage 1030.00-1160.00 per head

COW/CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1 pkg 950 lbs first calf heifers with newborn to 100 lb calves 1130.00 per pair


WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Sedalia, Kingsville, Passaic) Receipts: 2372 Week Ago: 3049 Year Ago: 1965 Compared to last week, feeders steady to 5.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 lower to 1.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

114.50-118.00 106.00-121.00 105.75-118.00 99.75-114.00 96.00-108.50 92.00-98.00 91.50-95.25

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

106.00-111.75 95.00-110.50 93.00-106.00 93.00-104.00 92.50-100.00 94.00-94.75 Scarce

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 45.7551.75, High dressing 51.00-58.25, Lean (85-90%) 44.00-48.00, low dressing 36.00-43.75.

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1145-2170 lbs 58.0063.00, high dressing 65.00-65.50, low dressing 55.00-57.00 EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Bowling Green, Kingdom City, Boonville, Macon) Receipts: 3776 Week ago: 4008 Year ago: 2682 Compared to last week, feeders steady. Slaughter cows steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1& 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Load 875lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

105.00-133.00 110.00-126.00 105.00-119.00 102.00-114.00 96.00-111.00 97.10 Scarce

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1& 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

100.00-110.00 98.00-108.00 95.00-105.50 95.00-107.50 92.00-94.00 Scarce Scarce

SLAUGHTER STEERS and HEIF- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning, (70-85% lean) 42.00 ERS : Select and Choice 2-3 -52.00, high dressing 52.0074.00-84.00 57.00, Lean 37.00-47.00 REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield and Large 1-2 4-7 yrs blks 1200Grade 1-2 1200-200 lbs 55.001600 lbs 3rd stage 1000.0065.00, few 65.00-66.75 1175.00 NORTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Palmyra, Unionville, Green City, New Cambria) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 600 Week ago: 1599 Year ago: 76 Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 30 Week ago: 25 Year ago: 26 Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady where tested, Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter steers and heifers steady. FEEDER STEERS: FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2 Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Load 826 lbs.

Scarce Scarce 112.50-120.25 106.75-113.50 Scarce 98.10

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Lot 845 lbs.

Scarce 100.50-108.00 99.75-102.25 93.25-96.75 93.25-96.75 91.10

SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice 2- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking 3 1100-1350 lbs 80.75-81.25 and Boning (75-85% lean) 46.2555.00; low dressing 42.00-45.25 SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Choice 2 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield -3 1000-1150 lbs 80.25-81.25 Grade 1-2 1400-1950 lbs 60.0061.75 COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Fruitland, Patton ) Receipts: 1482 Week ago: 1284 Year ago: 669 No sales week of 07/31/09, prices as of 07/24/09. Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 5.00 higher, except 500-600 lbs steers 3.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady, slaughter bulls 2.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Pkg 953 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2

102.00-114.00 101.00-112.50 93.00-104.25 90.000-99.00 92.50-102.50 91.00

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Pkg 845 lbs.

90.50-108.00 90.00-104.50 85.00-97.00 82.00-95.00 80.25-86.00 82.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 4-8 yrs 835 -1465 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 580.00-890.00 per head

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and boning (75-85% lean) 45.0051.50, high dressing 52.00-56.00; Lean 35.00-42.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 few 3-7 yrs 8351430 lbs with 80-340 lb calves 650.00-1100.00 per pair

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 few 1315-2080 lbs 53.00-61.50, high dressing 64.0064.75.

SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Cuba, Vienna) Receipts: 2481 Week ago: 2881 Year ago: 1892 Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 3.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Pkg 880 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

Scarce 114.00-128.00 110.00-120.50 104.75-113.50 103.00-109.75 93.75

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1 4 to 6 yrs 1175-1500 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 875.00-111.00 per head,

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

111.00-115.00 102.00-110.00 98.50-108.75 96.00-105.00 90.00-95.60 Scarce

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 42.50-47.00, high dressing 47.50-51.00, Lean (85-90%) 38.00-44.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Large 1-2 scarce Grade 1-2 1200-2200 lbs 54.00-62.00, high dressing 63.00-64.25. MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT Weekly Receipts: 400 Week ago: 600 Year ago: 200 Compared to last week, trade inactive to slow. No confirmed live sales and few dressed sales on a grid basis mostly steady. STEERS AND HEIFERS: Choice 2-4 No sales

DRESSED STEERS: No sales

DRESSED HEIFERS: No Sales.

GRADE AND WEIGHT (Grid): Choice 3 550-950 lbs few 134.00

INTERIOR MISSOURI DIRECT HOGS Weekly Receipts: 5933 Week ago: 4432 Year ago: 5299 Compared to last week’s close barrows 3.00 lower, sows 2.00-4.00 higher BARROWS AND GILTS: SOWS: Base carcass meat price 49.00300-500 lbs 22.00-28.00 52.00, weekly top Tuesday 55.00 Over 500 lbs 28.00-35.00


MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT WEANER AND FEEDER PIG REPORT

Receipts: 8005 (7-31-09) Compared to last week, weaner pigs 1.00-2.00 lower, feeder pigs no comparison available. Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights 84% formulated 8005 head 10 lbs 20.00-37.10 weighted average 10 lbs 32.69 Feeder pigs 40-50 lbs base weights 0% formulated No sales reported

WEEKLY COMMODITY GRAIN FUTURES TRENDS Compared to last Friday: Soybeans .56-1.13 higher, Wheat .11 to .12 higher, Corn .21 to .23 higher, KC Wheat .28 to .43 higher, SB Meal 18.40 to 37.80 higher. Daily Grain Futures Closes Mon. Soybeans Aug Sep Nov Jan Mar

WHOLESALE FEEDSTUFFS PRICES (DOLLARS PER TON-BULK BASIS) Area

Soybean Meal 48% Solvent

Cottonseed Meal 41% Solvent

Meat Meal

Wheat Middlings

Kansas City

355.40

322.50

347.50

97.00

St. Louis

374.00

312.50

350.00

83.00

Midwest Exchange Sheep and Goat Market 07/30/09 Receipts: 272 Last Week: 360 Last Year: 207 Sheep: Slaughter lambs: few small pkgs Choice and Prime 2-3 100-130 lbs 91.00-95.00. Hair lambs: few pkgs 60-80 lbs 86.00-91.00. Feeder lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 small pkgs 55-95 lbs 85.00-97.00. Slaughter ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 120-150 lbs 34.00-36.00. Replacement ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 yrs 110-120 lbs 34.00-37.00. Slaughter Bucks: Scarce. Goats: Slaughter kids: Selection 1-2 few 95-120 lbs 80.00 -94.00, 65-75 lbs 75.00-85.00, few 55-65 lbs 58.00-68.00, Selection 3 4060 lbs 42.00-52.00, pkg 56 lbs 57.00, few 60-70 lbs 64.00-72.00. Nannies: Selection 3 70-85 lbs 32.00-42.00, few 100-110 lbs 42.00-46.00. Billies: Selection 2 ind. 150 lbs 103.00. Feeder/Replacement Kids: Selection 2-3 pkg 35 lbs 36.00. Sheep per cwt goats per head

Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Dairy Sale Receipts: 549, last month 317, last year 631 Springer Heifers: Supreme 1125.00-1190.00, ind 1410.00, crossbreds 100.00-1100.00, Approved 850.00-1040.00, crossbreds 820.00-960.00, Medium 740.00-850.00, Common 575.00-725.00 per head. Heifers bred 3-6 months Supreme 1010.00-1110.00, crossbreds 1000.00, Approved 900.00-925.00, crossbreds 750.00-920.00, Medium 600.00775.00, crossbreds 560.00-635.00 per head. Heifers bred 1-3 months Supreme and Approved 860.00-900.00, Medium and Common 580.00700.00, Open heifers Approved 200-400 lbs 335.00-560.00, crossbreds 230.00-385.00, 500-600 lbs 610.00-720.00, crossbreds 630.00, 600-700 lbs 710.00-810.00, crossbreds 730.00, 700-800 lbs 810.00880.00 per head, Medium 400-500 lbs crossbreds 300.00-360.00, 500600 lbs crossbreds 380.00-540.00, 600-700 lbs 630.00-710.00. Fresh cows, Medium 800.00-860.00, Springer cows bred 7-9 months, Approved 835.00-975.00, Medium 720.00-810.00, crossbreds 610.00720.00, Baby calves Holstein heifers 255.00-310.00, small 130.00230.00, Holstein bulls 50.00-65.00, small 25.00-47.50, crossbred heifers 110.00-210.00, crossbred bulls 45.00-75.00 per head.

Oregon County Goat and Sheep Market, Koshkonong, MO Receipts: 342, last month 379, last year 352 Compared to last month all classes of goats and sheep sold steady. Demand and supply moderate. All goats and sheep graded by MO Dept of Ag-USDA Graders and bought per cwt. Slaughter Classes: Goats: Kids; Selection 1 45-60 lbs 115.00, 61-80 lbs 110.00, Selection 2 45-60 lbs 105.00, 61-80 lbs 95.00, Selection 3 45-60 lbs 85.00. Feeder Kids: Selection 1-2 20-44 lbs 85.00. Slaughter Does/Nannies Selection 1 -2 30.00-45.00, Selection 3 15.00, any grade yearling 50.00, Pygmy does 30.00. Slaughter Bucks; Selection 1-2 45.00-50.00, Selection 3 35.00, any grade yearling 50.00, Pygmy bucks any grade 30.00. Aged wethers 100 lbs and over 45.00 Sheep: Slaughter lambs: hair lambs 80 lbs and under Choice and Prime 2 -4 70.00-80.00, Good and Choice 1-3 55.00. Over 80 lbs Choice and Prime 2-4 70.00. Feeder lambs not tested, Slaughter ewes not tested, Slaughter Rams: aged 25.00

1021 1/4 945 906 1/2 913 3/4 916 3/4

Tues.

Wed.

1054 1/2 1057 1/2 968 964 927 916 931 919 3/4 932 921

Thu.

Fri.

1128 1/4 1029 971 974 1/2 974 3/4

1134 1044 982 984 1/2 981

Wheat Sep Dec Mar May Jul

520 1/2 547 3/4 566 578 1/4 589 1/4

516 1/4 543 3/4 562 1/2 574 3/4 585 1/2

511 1/2 539 555 574 3/4 578

516 1/4 543 3/4 562 574 3/4 585 1/4

528 1/4 555 3/4 573 3/4 586 596 3/4

Corn Sep Dec Mar May Jul

322 1/2 333 3/4 347 356 1/4 364 3/4

320 1/2 329 3/4 342 3/4 352 1/4 360 3/4

320 3/4 328 340 1/2 350 1/4 358 3/4

332 1/4 342 1/4 355 364 1/2 373 1/4

339 1/2 349 1/2 362 1/4 371 3/4 380 3/4

KC Wheat Sep Dec Mar May Jul

551 3/4 568 3/4 584 3/4 595 604 3/4

550 566 3/4 582 3/4 593 1/4 603

546 1/2 563 1/4 579 1/4 589 3/4 599 1/2

549 1/2 566 1/2 582 1/2 593 602 3/4

559 1/4 576 592 1/4 603 612 3/4

SB Meal Aug Sep Oct Dec Jan

322.90 296.60 280.20 276.20 273.70

331.90 303.90 287.20 283.30 280.30

338.50 306.50 287.00 282.00 278.70

355.80 325.30 302.80 296.80 292.30

361.00 332.50 307.20 300.50 295.70

WEEKLY COMMODITY FUTURES TREND Compared to last Friday: Live Cattle .37 to 1.18 higher except Dec .28 lower,, Lean Hogs .67 to7.83 lower, except Aug 1.45 higher, Pork Bellies 1.80 to 2.50 lower, except Aug .95 higher Feeder Cattle .05 to .23 lower, except Sep .20 higher. Daily Futures Closes Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Cattle Aug Oct Dec Feb Apr

84.70 90.20 89.90 88.87 90.20

84.92 90.57 90.25 89.47 90.87

83.95 89.25 88.85 88.60 89.95

84.57 89.85 89.22 89.05 90.52

84.70 90.20 89.22 89.17 90.80

Lean Hogs Aug Oct Dec Feb Apr

59.17 54.75 54.05 60.15 63.17

56.85 52.70 52.57 58.55 62.05

56.75 53.10 52.77 58.20 62.02

54.62 52.60 52.97 58.32 62.45

56.02 53.90 53.22 59.12 62.80

Prk Bel Jul Aug Feb Mar May

62.00 62.22 84.00 82.50 84.80

62.00 61.37 83.30 82.50 84.80

——61.54 82.52 82.05 84.75

——61.00 81.37 80.90 83.70

——62.25 81.25 80.00 83.00

Fdr Cat Aug Sep Oct Nov Jan

102.40 102.35 102.57 102.22 101.70

102.85 102.97 103.20 103.05 102.20

102.02 102.05 102.22 102.02 101.40

102.12 102.27 102.27 102.40 101.65

102.35 102.60 102.57 102.60 102.00

Milk Jul Aug Sep

9.95 10.85 12.16

9.94 10.84 12.28

9.94 10.80 12.11

9.94 10.78 11.85

——11.05 12.40


WEEKLY MARKET SUMMARY (USPS 597250) To be published weekly by the Missouri Department of Agriculture 1616 Missouri Blvd. Jefferson City, MO 65109

Postmaster: Send address changes to: Missouri Department of Agriculture P.O. Box 630 Jefferson City, MO 65102

July 31, 2009

Market News Hotline 1-573-522-9244

MISSOURI GRAIN WEEKLY TRENDS Soybeans .77 to 1.02 higher Wheat .10 to .11 higher Corn .21 to .35 higher Grain Sorghum .41 higher Weekly Missouri Selected Cash Grain Bids Area

#1 Soybeans

#2 Soft Wheat

#2 Corn

#2 Grain Sorghum

Kansas City Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

9.77-9.82 9.97-10.02 9.86-9.91 10.56 10.67

4.47-4.52 4.45-4.50 4.42-4.47 4.45-4.50 4.54-4.59

3.05-3.10 3.04-3.09 3.04-3.09 3.15-3.20 3.21-3.26

4.63 4.55 4.52 4.77 4.91

St. Louis Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

10.36-10.61 10.71-10.95 10.72-10.98 11.39-11.57 11.38-11.63

4.09 4.10 4.01 4.05 4.15

3.42 3.41 3.39-3.41 3.48-3.63 3.54-3.71

5.25 5.17 5.14 5.39 5.53

9.62-9.72 9.82-9.92 9.81 10.36 10.47

4.21-4.26 4.16-4.21 4.12-4.17 4.16-4.21 4.28-4.33

3.04-3.09 3.03-3.08 3.03-3.08 3.14-3.19 3.22-3.30

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

10.30 10.64 10.68 11.31 11.37

3.80-4.05 3.75-4.01 3.71-4.00 3.65-4.05 3.77-3.96

3.22-3.42 3.21-3.40 3.21-3.40 3.32-3.49 3.40-3.45

4.69-5.94 5.17-5.87 4.58-5.85 4.83-6.10 5.01-5.53

Central Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday S.E. MO Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Periodicals postage paid at Jefferson City, Missouri

(PRICES PER BU. EXCEPT GR. SORG. PER CWT) *NEW CROP

Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Hay demand is light to moderate, supply is heavy, and prices are steady. Supreme quality Alfalfa (RFV>185) 150.00-180.00 Premium quality Alfalfa (RFV170-180) 140.00-175.00 Fair to Good quality Alfalfa (RFV130170) large round bales 80.00-140.00 Small, Large squares 100.00-150.00 Good quality mixed Alfalfa and grass small square bales 3.50-6.50 per bale; 30.00-80.00 per large round bale. Good to Premium quality Prairie hay mostly small squares 80.00-125.00 Fair to good quality Prairie hay mostly large round bales 35.00-75.00 Good to Premium quality Brome 90.00-150.00; Good quality Brome 50.00-120.00 Fair quality Brome some mixed with grass 25.00-50.00 per large round bale Good to Premium Mixed Grass hay 75.00-125.00 Good quality Mixed Grass hay 40.00-80.00 Fair to Good quality Mixed Grass hay 20.00-40.00 per large round bale Good quality Timothy Hay 3.50-5.00 per small square bale Wheat straw 2.00-4.00 per small square bale Missouri Crop Progress and Condition Report 07/26/09 Agricultural Summary Cool temperatures and timely rainfall are improving field crop conditions across the State. Statewide, topsoil moisture is rated 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 81 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus. The topsoil moisture rating in the southeast district improved from 52 percent very short to short last week compared to 7 percent this week. There were 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork. Field Crops Report Corn silking is 78 percent complete, 3 days ahead of last year but 8 days behind a normal of 89 percent. Twenty-three percent of the corn is in dough stage, 5 days ahead of last year but 8 days behind normal. Corn condition is rated 3 percent very poor, 9 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 45 percent good, and 14 percent excellent. Soybean blooming is at 43 percent, 6 days ahead of last year but a week behind a normal of 56 percent. Nine percent are setting pods, 2 days ahead of last year and 9 days behind normal. Soybean condition is rated 3 percent very poor, 7 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 47 percent good, and 11 percent excellent. Sorghum heading is 27 percent, about the same as a year ago but 8 days behind a normal of 48 percent. Sorghum turning color is 4 percent complete, near normal but a week ahead of last year. Sorghum condition is rated 1 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 37 percent fair, 48 percent good, and 10 percent excellent. The second cutting of alfalfa is 84 percent complete, 6 days behind normal. Other hay is 90 percent cut, 6 days behind normal. Pasture & Livestock Pasture condition is rated 5 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 57 percent good, and 9 percent excellent, slightly worse than last week. Weather Summary Temperatures averaged 7 to 8 degrees below normal in the southern third of the State and 4 to 7 degrees below average across the rest of the State.

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