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Weekly Market Summary Dr. Jon Hagler, Director Steve Allison, Division Director Tony Hancock, Editor

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

mda.mo.gov http://www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, Governor Volume XXXI, Number 43 ♦ P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ♦ (573) 751-4211 ♦ Friday, October 28, 2011 MISSOURI WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE WEIGHTED AVERAGE REPORT Receipts: 35,612 Week ago: 29,142 Year ago: 32,199 Steers and Heifers Medium and Large 1 (Medium Flesh) Hols. Large 3

Fdr. STEERS: 368 lbs. 453 lbs. 548 lbs. 653 lbs. 750 lbs. 836 lbs. 936 lbs. 1084 lbs.

Fdr. HEIFERS:

167.56 161.20 148.13 144.24 140.86 137.88 131.12 112.30

249 lbs. 369 lbs. 453 lbs. 542 lbs. 640 lbs. 727 lbs. 848 lbs. 959 lbs.

Hols. STEERS

148.03 147.29 139.07 133.55 132.34 134.12 124.11 114.66

273 lbs. 339 lbs. 448 lbs. 547 lbs. 635 lbs. 778 lbs. 907 lbs.

100.03 90.84 103.26 94.13 96.57 98.79 91.85

SOUTHERN MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (West Plains) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 4026 Week ago: 3425 Year ago: 3279 Cow and Bull Receipts: 1000 Week Ago: 841 Year Ago: 992 Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 2.00 lower.

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

150.00-165.00 149.50-165.00 128.00-144.00 124.00-133.00

Holsteins Large 3 543-572 lbs. 631-642 lbs. 811-830 lbs.

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-785 lbs.

125.00-137.00 124.00-135.00 118.00-133.00 115.00-124.50 120.00-129.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 57.50-68.00, high dressing 95.00-97.50 65.00-70.00, low dressing 52.50 92.50 -63.00. Lean (85-90%) 50.0092.50 58.00, low dressing 44.0048.00.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2150 lbs. 73.0080.00, low dressing 66.00-73.00.

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs, 1065-1400 lbs. 2nd to 3rd stage, 825.00-975.00 per head.

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

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SOUTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Joplin and Springfield ) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 7756 Week ago: 7662 Year ago: 7065 Cow and Bull Receipts: 2100 Week ago: 2095 Year ago: 1977 Compared to last week steer and heifer calves under 450 lbs steady to 3.00 higher, over 450 lbs steady to 3.00 lower, yearlings steady. Slaughter cows uneven 2.00 lower to 2.00 higher; bulls mostly steady. STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

158.00-168.00 139.00-170.00 131.00-157.50 133.00-148.50 133.00-143.50 128.00-137.50

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

130.00-147.00 125.00-145.00 118.00-135.00 122.00-137.50 123.75

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

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 56.0069.50, high dressing 63.00-78.50. 85.00-95.00 Lean (85-90%) 45.00-57.00, low 95.00-108.50 dressing 36.00-49.50. 90.00-101.50 95.50-99.50 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield 96.25-99.75 Grade 1-2 1030-2425 lbs 71.0079.50, high dressing 80.00-88.50, low dressing 60.00-72.00.

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 1st to 3rd stage 950-1425 lbs most 785.00-1075.00.

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid 985-1375 lbs with babies to 360 lbs calves 1000.00-1335.00.

NORTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Maryville, St Joe) Receipts: 2767 Week ago: 2770 Year ago: 2329 Compared to last week, yearlings steady to firm, steer calves unevenly steady, heifer calves steady to 3.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady to 3.00 higher. 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. 900-1000 lbs.

174.50-179.00 155.00-172.00 140.00-158.25 142.50-146.85 136.00-148.00 127.50-134.25 127.50-128.60

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

152.00-173.00 137.50-151.50 127.50-147.25 133.00-141.00 126.25-136.50

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1450-2100 lbs 73.0078.50, low dressing 68.0072.50.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 62.0068.00, high dressing 68.00-76.00. Lean (85-90 % lean) 54.00-61.00.

BRED COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

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


WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Kingsville, Sedalia, Butler) Receipts: 5026 Week Ago: 4243 Year Ago: 4375 Calves sold uneven from 6.00 lower to 2.00 higher, yearlings 3.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows 2.00 lower to 2.00 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. 800-800 lbs. 900-955 lbs.

145.00-166.00 135.00-167.50 132.75-153.50 126.25-145.00 130.75-143.75 130.00-141.50 126.25-135.00

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. Lot 861 lbs.

132.00-149.00 123.00-146.50 119.00-142.00 118.00-138.75 120.00-137.00 126.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1230-2430 lbs. 69.0078.50, high dressing 78.50-82.50, low dressing 55.00-69.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 60.00-67.50, high dressing 66.00 -77.75. Lean (85-90%) 50.0062.00, low dressing 44.00-53.00.

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

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Bowling Green, Kingdom City, Boonville, Macon) Receipts: 5936 Week ago: 4922 Year ago: 5293 Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers mostly steady, spots 2.00-4.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to firm. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1& 1-2 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-850 lbs.

161.00-183.00 137.50-178.50 133.50-156.00 130.00-154.00 132.00-145.10 127.50-143.10

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1& 1-2 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. Lot 710 lbs.

130.00-150.00 125.00-155.50 120.50-143.25 120.50-139.00 140.00

SLAUGHTER STEERS and HEIF- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking ERS : few Select and Choice 2-3 and Boning, (70-85% lean) 56.00 115.00-120.00 -70.00, high dressing ind up to 78.00. Lean (85-90% lean) 46.00 -64.00. COWS & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2200 lbs. 70.0079.00, few 80.00-82.25.

NORTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Palmyra, Unionville, Green City, New Cambria) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 6153 Week ago: 3148 Year ago: 4883 Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 17 Week ago: 28 Year ago: 25 Feeder steers and heifers steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady. Slaughter steers and heifers 4.00 to 5.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 & 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

170.00-190.50 161.50-189.75 147.00-168.00 143.00-158.00 138.00-149.50 135.75-143.50

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.

157.00-182.00 145.00-166.00 133.00-151.00 133.00-142.10 132.50-136.25 124.25-124.85

SLAUGHTER STEERS: SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking Select and Choice 2-3 Pkg 1350 lbs and Boning (75-85% lean) 60.00121.00. 71.00, low dressing 56.00-63.00. SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Select and Choice 2-3 1150-1300 lbs 115.50-119.00.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2300 lbs. 72.0083.50.

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

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 Scarce

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Fruitland, Patton) Receipts: 1571 Week ago: 1145 Year ago: 1671 Compared to last week, 300-400 lbs steers and 300-500 lbs heifers sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower, rest of the offering steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 higher, bulls 2.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2 250-300 lbs. 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-675 lbs. 700-775 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2

135.00-137.00 121.50-145.00 126.00-143.00 120.00-135.00 122.00-130.25 121.50-122.00

250-300 lbs. 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

125.50-131.00 121.00-131.00 116.50-128.00 112.00-122.00 112.00-127.00 100.00-110.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 4-7 yrs, 920 -1135 lbs., 2nd-3rd stage, 700.00870.00 per head.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 57.00 -65.00, high dressing 66.5071.50. Lean (85-90% Lean) 54.50-60.50.

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 2 5-6 yrs., 1030-1220 lbs, with 110-210 lb. calves 975.001125.00 per pair.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1140-2230 lbs. 67.5076.75, high dressing 78.7581.00.

SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Cuba, Vienna) Receipts: 2601 Week ago: 2819 Year ago: 3066 Steers mostly steady to 2.00 lower, some under 450 lbs 4.00 to 8.00 higher, heifers unevenly steady. Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1&1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1&1-2

146.00-167.00 137.50-168.00 132.00-146.00 132.00-142.50 129.00-139.75

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-5-9 yrs 1150-1325 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 950.00-1135.00 per head.

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

130.00-141.00 122.50-140.00 120.00-138.00 124.00-133.50 122.00-123.85

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 59.00-67.00, high dressing 67.00 -74.75. Lean (85-90%) 53.0061.00, low dressing 42.00-53.50.

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Large 1-2 Scarce Grade 1-2 1400-2350 lbs. 68.5079.25, high dressing 82.75. MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT Weekly Receipts: 200 Week ago: 200 Year ago: 400 Trading inactive to slow as of 8:00am Friday. Compared to last week no confirmed live sales and few dressed sales mostly steady. LIVE STEERS & HEIFERS: 60-80% Choice No Sales

DRESSED STEERS & HEIFERS: 60-80% Choice few 190.00191.00. GRADE AND WEIGHT (Grid): Choice 3 550-950 No Sales

INTERIOR MISSOURI DIRECT HOGS Weekly Receipts: 4536 Week ago: 3476 Year ago: 3025 Compared to last week, barrows and gilts 2.00 to 3.00 lower. Sows 1.00 lower to 6.00 higher. BARROWS AND GILTS: Base carcass meat price 83.0086.00. Weekly top Wed. 87.00.

SOWS: 300-500 lbs. 50.00-59.00 Over 500 lbs. 54.00-60.00


MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT WEANER AND FEEDER PIG REPORT Receipts: 8665 Compared to last week, weaner pig prices are firm. Feeder pig sales are steady to firm. Price per head. Early weaned pigs 10 lbs. base weights FOB the farm 0% negotiated 2775 head 10 lbs 34.50-44.00, weighted average 40.42; Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights delivered 63% negotiated 3905 head 10 lbs. 25.00-45.00 weighted average price 34.42. Feeder pigs delivered 100% negotiated 1200 head 40 lbs. 48.00.

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

Soybean Meal 48% Solvent

Cottonseed Meal 41% Solvent

Meat Meal

Wheat Middlings

Kansas City

310.70

280.00

300.00

197.00

St. Louis

351.00

272.50

301.50

181.00

Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards Mexico 10/27/2011 Receipts: 643 Last Week: 304 Last Year: 791 SHEEP: 433 head Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 1-3 50-75 lbs. 178.00-197.00; 75-100 lbs. 168.00-180.00; 100-135 lbs. 172.00-179.00; pkg wooled 91 lbs. 140.00. Hair Lambs: 45-70 lbs. 184.00-198.00; 70-90 lbs. 170.00-195.00. Feeder Lambs: Medium and Large 1 45-55 lbs. 212.00-226.00; pkg 43 lbs. 232.00. Medium and Large 1-2 45-70 lbs. 198.00-206.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 90-165 lbs. 49.0071.00. Slaughter Bucks: 185-290 lbs. 60.00-80.00. Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 125-220 lbs. 74.00-85.00. GOATS: 210 head Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 45-70 lbs. 179.00-186.00. Selection 1-2 40-75 lbs. 162.00-175.00. Selection 2-3 50-90 lbs. 142.00-158.00. Nannies: Selection 1-3 40-140 lbs. 71.00-91.00. Billies: Selection 1-3 120-160 lbs. 109.00-114.00. All prices per cwt. Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Special Dairy Sale 10/25/2011 Receipts: 930 Last Month: 1224 Last Year: 590 Springer Heifers bred 7-9 mos: Approved 1075.00-1175.00; Medium 775.00-1000.00; Common 500.00-700.00. Heifers bred 3-6 mos: Supreme 1250.00-1500.00; Approved 1100.00-1310.00; Medium 700.001050.00, Crossbreds 600.00-900.00. Heifers bred 1-3 mos: Approved 820.00-1025.00, Crossbred 785.00-1075.00; Medium 650.00-820.00, Crossbred 585.00-740.00. Open Heifers: Approved 200-300 lbs 300.00365.00; 400-500 lbs 510.00-580.00, Crossbred 370.00-485.00; Medium 300-400 lbs 330.00-375.00, Crossbred 260.00-375.00. Replacement Cows: Fresh Heifers and Cows: Approved 1100.00-1500.00; Medium 850.00-1100.00. Milking Cows: Approved 975.00-1200.00. Springer Cows: Medium 920.00-875.00; Common 500.00-550.00. Cows Bred 3-6 mos: Medium Crossbred 600.00-725.00; Common Jersey 425.00-525.00. Baby Calves: Holstein Heifers 130.00-240.00; Crossbred 75.00-120.00; Beef Cross Heifers 120.00-140.00; Holstein Bulls 45.00-110.00, Crossbred Bulls 40.00-50.00; Jersey Bulls 15.00-25.00. Prices per head. Buffalo Livestock Market Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction 10/25/2011 Receipts: 1299 Last Month: 1483 Year Ago: 1124 Sheep Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 wooled and shorn, 105124 lbs 140.00-170.00, non-traditional 60-80 lbs 177.50-200.00; hair lambs 50-60 lbs 182.50-187.00, 60-70 lbs 180.00-207.00, 70-80 lbs 187.00-195.00, 80-90 lbs 179.00-191.00, 90-100 lbs 152.50-182.50. Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 30-40 lbs 195.00205.00, 40-50 lbs 185.00-227.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 wooled 175-180 lbs 71.00-78.00; hair 68-140 lbs 64.00-90.00. Bucks: wooled 160-208 lbs 60.00-75.00. Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 66-148 lbs 82.00-147.50. Goats Slaughter Classes: Kids: Selection 1 60-70 lbs 170.00-191.00; Selection 1-2 40-50 lbs 170.00-187.00, 50-60 lbs 179.00-190.00, 70-80 lbs. 161.00-172.50, 90-100 lbs 160.00170.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 73-155 lbs 69.00-100.00; Selection 3 73-105 lbs 58.00-92.50. Billies: Selection 1-2 75-160 lbs 70.00117.50; Selection 3 50-190 lbs 70.00-120.00. Replacement Does/ Nannies: Selection 1-2 77-160 lbs 70.00-117.50. Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 20-40 lbs 157.50-190.00; Selecyion 3 30-40 lbs 140.00176.00, 40-50 lbs 150.00-176.00. All prices per cwt. unless noted.

WEEKLY COMMODITY GRAIN FUTURES TRENDS Compared to last Friday: Soybeans .05 to .09 higher, Wheat .12 to .29 higher, Corn .06 to .09 higher, KC Wheat ..15 to .22 higher, SB Meal 1.00 to 3.10 higher. Daily Grain Futures Closes Mon.

Tues.

1226 3/4 1235 1/4 1244 3/4 1251 3/4 1259 3/4

1225 1/2 1233 3/4 1243 1/2 1251 1/4 1259 1/2

1210 1/2 1219 3/4 1229 1/4 1236 3/4 1245 1/4

1235 1244 1253 1/2 1262 1271

1217 1226 1235 3/4 1244 3/4 1254

Wheat Dec Mar May Jul Sep

642 1/2 677 1/2 695 1/4 707 1/2 724 1/2

636 1/4 672 3/4 695 708 1/4 730

619 1/2 656 1/4 678 3/4 694 1/4 715

644 679 3/4 702 1/4 718 1/4 740

644 1/2 680 1/2 703 1/4 719 743 1/2

Corn Dec Mar May Jul Sep

651 662 1/4 688 671 3/4 627 1/2

650 3/4 662 1/4 667 3/4 671 1/4 629 3/4

637 1/4 649 1/2 655 1/4 658 3/4 618 1/4

651 1/2 663 1/2 668 3/4 671 3/4 632 1/4

655 667 673 1/4 677 1/4 634 1/2

KC Wheat Dec Mar May Jul Sep

735 748 1/4 755 3/4 762 3/4 774 3/4

733 1/2 747 1/2 755 3/4 763 1/2 775 1/2

716 730 1/4 738 3/4 747 762

738 752 1/2 762 1/4 770 3/4 785 1/2

738 753 1/4 762 1/2 771 785

SB Meal Dec Jan Mar May Jul

321.50 322.90 326.20 328.20 330.90

322.20 323.60 327.00 329.40 332.40

317.00 318.70 321.70 323.90 326.90

323.50 325.60 328.50 330.50 333.60

317.50 319.80 322.80 325.10 328.00

Soybeans Nov Jan Mar May Jul

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

WEEKLY COMMODITY FUTURES TREND Compared to last Friday: Live Cattle .97 to 3.10 lower, Lean Hogs 1.57 to 2.98 lower, Feeder Cattle .95 to 2.00 lower.

Daily Futures Closes Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Cattle Oct Dec Feb Apr Jun

122.95 122.87 125.40 129.20 127.05

122.10 121.97 124.72 128.05 126.17

121.05 120.42 123.05 126.50 124.75

120.75 119.90 122.67 126.45 125.10

120.95 119.05 121.95 125.90 124.50

Lean Hogs Dec Feb Apr May Jun

88.82 92.17 94.80 99.50 100.75

87.85 91.15 93.60 99.10 100.17

87.02 89.65 92.42 97.95 98.95

86.65 89.67 92.17 97.85 98.72

86.67 89.90 92.25 98.25 99.05

Fdr Cat Oct Nov Jan Mar Apr

139.85 142.80 147.97 148.47 148.75

139.65 141.80 146.75 147.17 148.00

139.72 141.70 146.27 146.95 147.75

139.92 141.57 145.95 146.87 147.20

——141.10 145.60 146.50 147.35

Milk Oct Nov Dec

18.00 17.87 17.25

18.00 17.60 17.08

18.00 17.88 17.23

18.00 18.09 17.45

18.04 18.35 17.62

By-Product Feed Prices Soy Hulls Mexico, MO 240.00; Alfalfa Pellets 17%, St. Louis, MO 255.00; Distillers Grain Dried, Kansas City, MO 225.00; Corn Gluten Feed pelleted, Baring, MO 210.00. Prices per ton.


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

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October 28, 2011

MISSOURI GRAIN WEEKLY TRENDS Soybeans .02 lower to .13 higher Wheat .08 to .13 higher Corn .01 to .11 higher Grain Sorghum .21 to .74 higher Weekly Missouri Selected Cash Grain Bids Area

#1 Soybeans

#2 Soft Wheat

#2 Corn

Kansas City Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

12.05-12.07 12.04-12.06 11.89-11.91 12.15-12.20 11.97

6.18-6.23 6.11-6.16 5.95-6.00 6.19-6.24 6.20-6.25

6.61 6.51-6.56 6.37-6.42 6.52-6.57 6.55-6.60

11.36 11.36 11.11 11.38 11.97

St. Louis Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

12.29-12.32 12.28-12.31 12.19-12.19 12.38-12.39 12.20-12.21

6.33 6.26 6.09 6.34 6.35

6.61-6.64 6.58-6.62 6.44-6.48 6.58 6.62-6.63

11.85 11.82 11.58 11.91 11.98

11.77-11.82 11.76-11.81 11.61-11.66 11.85-11.90 11.67-11.72

5.98 5.91 5.75 5.99 6.00

6.41-6.46 6.41-6.46 6.32-6.37 6.74-6.52 6.50-6.55

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

12.23-12.36 12.22-12.38 12.08-12.23 12.32-12.44 12.08-12.26

5.83-6.47 5.81-6.36 5.64-6.20 5.88-6.44 5.90-6.44

6.37-6.59 6.37-6.59 6.23-6.45 6.38-6.56 6.41-6.60

11.71 11.87 11.73 11.98 12.10

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

#2 Grain Sorghum

Week Ending October 23, 2011 Agricultural Summary Agricultural Summary Northern districts as well as the west-central district remained dry while the central and southern districts received some moisture. Harvest progress was aided by 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork statewide. Topsoil moisture supply improved slightly from last week but remained very dry with 44 percent very short, 33 percent short, 22 percent adequate, and 1 percent surplus. All northern districts as well as the westcentral district were greater than 60 percent very short. Fall tillage was 48 percent, 2 days behind last year, but 13 days ahead of normal. Offfarm storage availability was 9 percent short, 87 percent adequate, and 4 percent surplus, the same as last week. The west-central district was 21 percent surplus, but the northwest, with 23 percent short, continued to be impacted by the mid-season flooding. On-farm storage availability was 14 percent short, 80 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus, also the same as last week. The northeast district was 24 percent short followed by the central district at 21 percent short. Field Crops Report Corn harvested was 93 percent, 6 days ahead of last year, and 1 month ahead of normal with the northwest district increasing 11 points from last week. Soybeans dropping leaves were 97 percent. Soybeans mature were 89 percent, 3 days behind last year, but 3 days ahead of normal. Soybeans harvested were 70 percent, moving 16 points from last week. This was 2 days behind last year, but 10 days ahead of normal.. Winter wheat planted was 60 percent, 4 days behind last year, but 6 days ahead of normal. Winter wheat emergence was 31 percent, 1 day behind last year, but 3 days ahead of normal. Emergence in the south-central, the northwest, and northeast districts was 56, 54, and 42 percent, but rain was needed for good establishment in the north. Winter wheat condition was 1 percent very poor, 5 percent poor, 60 percent fair, 33 percent good, and 1 percent excellent. Pasture & Livestock Pasture conditions were 33 percent very poor, 29 percent poor, 27 percent fair, and 11 percent good. Stock water supplies were 12 percent very short, 36 percent short, 51 percent adequate, and 1 percent surplus. Hay feeding was prevalent across much of the state, and some producers began to worry about winter hay supplies. Weather Summary Temperatures were 4 to 6 degrees below normal with some nightly lows slightly below freezing. Precipitation averaged 0.55 of an inch at the state level.


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