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

Dr. Jon Hagler, Director Rachel Mobley-Sutherland, Division Director Tony Hancock, Editor mda.mo.gov http://www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, Governor Volume XXXIII, Number 14 ♦ P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ♦ (573) 751-4211 ♦ Friday, April 5, 2013 MISSOURI WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE WEIGHTED AVERAGE REPORT WEEK ENDING Receipts: 38,785 Week ago: 13,242 Year ago: 33,488 Steers and Heifers Medium and Large 1 (Medium Flesh) Hols. Large 3

Fdr. STEERS: 363 lbs. 458 lbs. 547 lbs. 652 lbs. 747 lbs. 845 lbs. 946 lbs.

189.48 182.79 171.46 153.23 140.46 132.03 125.31

Fdr. HEIFERS: 350 lbs. 455 lbs. 547 lbs. 644 lbs. 739 lbs. 832 lbs. 923 lbs.

Hols. STEERS

166.47 155.32 147.49 138.06 131.99 124.52 119.50

338 lbs. 468 lbs. 544 lbs. 632 lbs. 739 lbs.

107.26 101.00 108.07 106.41 94.02

SOUTHERN MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (West Plains, Ava) Receipts: 5586 Week ago: 2857 Year ago: 3362 Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers 3.00-8.00 higher, heifers 4.00-10.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 lower, except some lean cows 2.00 higher. Slaughter bulls steady to weak.

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

172.50-195.00 167.50-185.00 159.00-180.00 141.50-158.50 130.00-145.00 131.50-133.50

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

Scarce 101.00 Scarce Scarce 90.00-98.50 Scarce

SOUTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Joplin and Springfield ) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 7662 Week ago: 2657 Year ago: 7174 Cow and Bull Receipts: 1235 Week ago: 775 Year ago: 1485 Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold 4.00 to 10.00 higher. Holsteins steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows uneven, 2.00 lower to 1.00 higher; bulls firm to 3.00 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.

160.00-170.00 147.50-166.00 138.00-155.00 132.00-144.00 122.50-140.00 120.00-122.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 72.50-82.50, high dressing 78.00-86.00, low dressing 70.00 -75.00. Lean (85-90%) 69.0081.50, high dressing 79.0085.50, low dressing 61.00-70.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield REPLACEMENT COWS: Grade 1-2 1230-2265 lbs 93.50Medium and Large 1 3-7 yrs 102.50, high dressing 104.00-112.00 1100-1400 lbs. 2nd stage 1300.00-1360.00 per head. MeCOW & CALF PAIRS: Large 1 6- dium and Large 1-2 4-7 yrs 9607 yrs pkg 1300 lbs with baby to 250 1260 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage lb calves 1600.00 per pair. Medium 960.00-1200.00 per head. 1-2 3-6 yrs 850-1200 lbs thin with baby to 250 lb calves 1175.001325.00 per pair.

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182.50-192.50 171.00-193.50 157.00-183.00 142.00-167.00 132.00-144.00 124.50-136.75 125.00-127.50

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

170.00-182.50 152.00-171.00 140.00-158.00 131.00-148.00 119.00-136.00 121.50-125.50

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

HEIFERS: 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

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning 76.50-84.00, high dressing 82.00-90.50. Lean (8598.00-110.00 90%) 70.00-79.00, low dressing 96.00-110.00 52.00-74.50 92.00-105.00 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1080-2200 lbs. 96.00105.50, high dressing 104.00111.50, low dressing 76.00-97.50

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs, 2nd-3rd stage, 1128-1310 lbs 950.00-1325.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 1000-1345 lbs cows with baby to 150 lbs calves 1200.00-1550.00

NORTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Maryville, St Joe) Receipts: 5662 Week ago: 1417 Year ago: 4113 Compared to last week steers under 750 lbs and heifers under 600 lbs 5.00-10.00 higher spots 15.00 higher, heavier weights steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

182.00-198.50 164.50-183.00 146.75-165.50 132.10-154.50 127.25-134.85 119.25-126.35

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

147.00-162.50 138.00-154.00 129.25-144.60 125.00-136.00 124.75-130.50 105.00-124.10

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking Grade 1-2 1450-2650 lbs 90.00- and Boning (70-85% lean) 74.0098.00, high dressing ind 102.00 78.50, high dressing 77.00-83.00 Lean (85-90 % lean) 65.00-73.00 BRED COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-6 yrs 1200-1350 2nd and 3rd stage mostly black bred 1100.00-1225.00 per head

COW-CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 5-7 yrs 1000-1200 lbs thin flesh black hide 100-250 lb calves 1500.00-1550.00 per pair


WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Kingsville, Sedalia, Butler) Receipts: 4424 Week Ago: 946 Year Ago: 3635 Compared to last week, steers steady to 7.00 higher with some 550650 lbs to 12.00 higher. Heifers steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

179.00-192.00 172.00-208.00 159.00-191.00 137.50-172.50 132.00-146.50 125.00-136.00

335-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-755 lbs. 800-850 lbs.

159.00-174.00 146.00-165.50 134.00-164.50 127.25-143.25 126.00-135.00 123.00-124.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1130-2275 lbs 92.00105.00, high dressing 107.00108.00, low dressing 76.00-94.25.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 75.00-84.75, high dressing 83.50 -96.00. Lean (85-90) 70.0081.50.

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce

EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Bowling Green, Kingdom City, Macon, Boonville) Receipts: 5471 Week ago: 3000 Year ago: 5381 Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifers firm to 10.00 higher, spots 10.00-20.00 higher. Slaughter cows unevenly steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

183.50-201.00 159.50-199.00 145.50-177.50 137.50-170.00 128.50-147.25 125.50-135.00

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-875 lbs.

151.00-163.00 135.00-167.50 132.50-162.00 128.00-142.50 128.50-134.50 117.00-118.25

SLAUGHTER STEERS and HEIF- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking ERS : Few Select and Choice 2-3 and Boning, (70-85% lean) 73.00 118.50-122.50 -84.00, high dressing 79.0089.50. Lean (85-90%) 72.0084.00 REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1450-2450 lbs 91.50103.50, high dressing 103.50110.50

NORTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Palmyra, Unionville, Green City, New Cambria) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 6535 Week ago: 2044 Year ago: 8965 Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 17 Week ago: 0 Year ago: 12 Feeder steers under 550 lbs 10.00-20.00 higher, over 550 lbs 4.00-8.00 higher. Feeder heifers 2.00-8.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter steers and heifers 3.00-4.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

209.00-215.00 182.00-213.50 167.00-191.00 150.00-170.00 134.00-149.00 127.25-143.75

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

179.50-182.00 150.00-170.00 141.00-160.00 134.00-144.25 127.60-137.25 Scarce

SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice 2-3 1300-1450 lbs 129.00129.75

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 75.0082.00, high dressing 81.00-87.50

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Choice 2-3 1250-1350 lbs 126.75128.50

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1350-2550 lbs 92.50106.50

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium 1-2 Heifers 800-900 lbs with baby calves 1875.00-1925.00 per pair

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium 1-2 Heifers 900-1100 lbs 3rd stage 1200.00-1370.00 per head.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Farmington, Patton) Receipts: 2368 Week ago: 1067 Year ago: 1788 Compared to last week feeders sold 4.00 to 20.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 1.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-825 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2

172.00-207.00 161.00-192.50 142.00-175.00 138.00-158.00 130.00-140.00 120.00-130.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 5 yrs to short and solid 930-1380 lbs 2nd3rd stage 920.00-1100.00 per head

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-875 lbs.

150.00-172.00 139.00-157.50 134.00-150.50 125.00-139.00 120.00-125.00 114.50-115.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 71.50 -76.00, high dressing 77.5083.50. Lean (85-90% Lean) 65.00-71.50

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield and Large 1-2 4-6 yrs 960-1080 lbs Grade 1-2 1155-2190 lbs, 90.00with 190-340 lb calves 1475.0097.00, high dressing 99.501710.00 per pair 105.00 SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Cuba, Vienna) Receipts: 2175 Week ago: 495 Year ago: 1833 Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifers 1.00-10.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

171.00-186.00 163.00-181.00 155.00-181.00 137.50-161.00 129.00-143.00 124.00-128.25

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

145.00-165.00 140.00-156.00 134.00-149.50 124.75-140.50 118.25-128.50 118.25-124.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 5 yrs to short-solid mouth 1100-1550 lbs, 2nd and 3rd stage 1075.00-1370.00 per head.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 72.50-79.00, high dressing 79.25 -87.50. Lean (85-90%) 68.0077.00, low dressing 58.00-70.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1 5-8 yrs 1200-1300 lbs, some bred back with 275-350 lb calves 1620.00-1825.00 per pair

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1225-2400 lbs, 92.00103.25, low dressing 85.0093.00

MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT Weekly Receipts: 600 Week ago: 400 Year ago: 200 Trading turned moderately active Wednesday and Thursday. Compared to last week, live sales steady, dressed sales not well tested. LIVE STEERS & HEIFERS: 60-80% Choice 127.00 fob

DRESSED STEERS & HEIFERS: No Sales GRADE AND WEIGHT (Grid): Choice 3 550-950 lbs few 205.00

INTERIOR MISSOURI DIRECT HOGS Weekly Receipts: 2420 Week ago: 2683 Year ago: 3737 Compared to last week, barrow and gilts 4.00-7.00 higher. Sows steady. BARROWS AND GILTS: Base carcass meat price 71.0075.00 Weekly top Fri 75.00

SOWS: 300-500 lbs. 48.00-60.00 Over 500 lbs. 55.00-63.00


MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT WEANER AND FEEDER PIG REPORT Receipts: 7004 Compared to last week, weaner pig prices are steady to firm and feeder pigs 3.00-5.00 higher. Supply and demand light to moderate. Prices per head. Early weaned pigs 10 lb. base weights fob the farm 0% negotiated 2454 head, 10 lbs, 36.50-45.00, weighted average price 40.31. Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights delivered 100% negotiated, 3350 head, 10 lbs, 26.00-28.50, weighted average 27.58. Feeder pigs in all lot sizes, delivered 100% negotiated, 1200 head, 40 lbs. 62.00.

WHOLESALE FEEDSTUFFS PRICES (DOLLARS PER TON-BULK BASIS) Cottonseed Meal 41% Solvent

Meat Meal

Wheat Middlings

Kansas City 405.60

352.50

455.00

195.00

St. Louis

342.50

452.50

220.00

Area

Soybean Meal 48% Solvent

451.00

Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards Mexico 04/04/2013 Receipts: 249 Week Ago: 156 Last Year: 384 All Prices per cwt. SHEEP: Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice 2-3 58-70 lbs 170.00. Good and Choice 1-3 35-45 lbs 124.00-128.00, hair 101-106 lbs 98.00-106.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 2-3 100-130 lbs 51.0056.00, 135-175 lbs 35.00-45.00, wooled 220-275 lbs 21.00-29.00. Slaughter Bucks: few 140-160 lbs 39.00-42.00, 275-310 lbs 30.00. GOATS: Slaughter Kids: Selection 1 pkg 68 lbs 195.00. Selection 1-2 42-44 lbs 182.00-189.00; few 48-58 lbs 201.00-202.00. Nannies: Selection 2-3 70130 lbs 52.00-72.00, few replacement 72.00-82.00 Billies: Selection 2-3 few 95-130 lbs 97.00-102.00. all prices per cwt unless noted. Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Special Dairy Sale 3/26/2013 Receipts: 568 Mast Month: 135 Year Ago: 697 Springer heifers bred seven to nine months: Supreme 1250.00-1440.00, Crossbreds 1080.00-1325.00. Approved 1050.00-1250.00, Crossbreds 975.00-1130.00. Medium 850.00-1075.00, Crossbreds 835.00-975.00. Heifers bred three to six months: Supreme ind 1240.00. Approved few 1100.00-1200.00, few Crossbreds 975.00-1050.00. Heifers bred one to three months: Supreme 1020.00-1080.00. Approved 920.00-990.00. Open Heifers: Approved couple 228 lbs 240.00; pkg 396 lbs 390.00, 330-400 lbs Crossbreds 290.00-385.00; 350-400 lbs Jerseys 380.00470.00; 425-475 lbs 410.00-460.00; 525-575 lbs 490.00-590.00, Crossbreds 470.00-580.00; 600-700 lbs 610.00-620.00; 750-800 lbs 780.00790.00, Crossbreds 600.00-670.00; pkg 807 lbs 750.00; Lot 928 lbs 930.00. Replacement Cows Fresh: Approved 1050.00-1100.00. Medium 960.00-1010.00. Milking Cows: open to short bred Approved 1075.00-1275.00, Crossbreds 875.00-1000.00. Medium 775.00-985.00, Crossbreds few 720.00-850.00, couple Jerseys 635.00-660.00. Springer Cows: Medium 730.00-870.00. Baby Calves: Holstein heifers 210.00240.00. Crossbred heifers 185.00-210.00, ind small 130.00. Holstein bulls couple 140.00-150.00. Jersey bulls 70.00-85.00. Diamond—TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale 4/4/13 Monthly Sheep and Goat Sale Receipts: 1100 Last Month: 1702 Year Ago: 1943 Sheep: Slaughter Lambs: Choice 2-3 non-traditional markets 40-60 lbs 142.50-160.00; 60-70 lbs hair lambs 115.00-130.00; 60-90 lbs 125.00165.00. Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 20-40 lbs hair 120.00-145.00; 30-40 lbs 131.00-135.00; 40-60 lbs hair 140.00-165.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 2-3 79-140 lbs 45.00-67.50; 89-135 lbs hair 56.00-63.00. Bucks: 185-210 lbs 40.00-45.00. Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 98-130 lbs 51.00-66.00; 72-145 lbs hair 41.00-95.00 Pairs: 45.00-70.00 per head Goats Slaughter Classes: Kids Selection: 1 40-50 lbs 235.00-250.00; 50-70 lbs 235.00-255.00; 70-80 lbs 165.00-190.00. Selection 2 60-70 lbs 205.00-230.00; 70-90 lbs 105.00-130.00. Selection 2-3 50-60 lbs 145.00-197.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 76-165 lbs 65.00-101.00. Selection 3 Dairy 80-115 lbs 55.00-90.00. Billies: Selection 1-2 115-120 lbs 75.00-115.00. Selection 2-3 aged weathers 90-210 lbs 85.00-140.00. Selection 3 75-148 lbs 70.00-115.00. Replacement Classes: Does/nannies Selection 1-2 few 5590 lbs 75.00-116.00. Selection 3 75-120 lbs 110.00-165.00. Pairs: Selection 1-2 57.50-75.00. Selection 3 45.00-65.00 per head. Billies: Selection 1 100-130 lbs 100.00-145.00 cwt. Stocker/Feeder Kids Selection 2 20-30 lbs 155.00-220.00; 30-40 lbs 190.00-215.00; 40-50 lbs 200.00227.50. Selection 3 20-30 lbs 110.00-176.00; 30-40 lbs 150.00-180.00; 40-50 lbs 125.00-160 cwt.

WEEKLY COMMODITY GRAIN FUTURES TRENDS Compared to last Friday: Soybeans .20 to .43 lower, Wheat .12 to .13 higher, Corn .02 to .66 lower, KC Wheat unch to .04 higher, Soybean Meal 2.00 to 12.80 lower. Daily Grain Futures Closes Mon. Soybeans May Jul Aug Sep Nov

Tues.

1390 3/4 1394 1372 1/4 1374 1/2 1339 1342 1283 1/2 1285 1252 3/4 1248 3/4

Wed.

Thu.

1380 1/4 1372 1357 3/4 1351 3/4 1326 3/4 1322 1271 1/4 1268 1232 1/2 1233

Fri. 1361 3/4 1343 3/4 1317 1/4 1265 1228

Wheat May Jul Sep Dec Mar

664 669 678 1/4 692 3/4 707 1/4

670 3/4 677 1/4 688 703 3/4 718 1/2

696 1/2 701 1/4 710 1/4 725 739 1/4

694 699 1/2 708 722 736

699 704 1/4 712 1/4 725 738 1/4

Corn May Jul Sep Dec Mar

642 1/4 626 3/4 551 535 1/2 545 1/4

640 1/2 627 1/4 554 3/4 536 1/2 546 3/4

641 1/2 630 1/4 559 539 1/2 550 1/2

630 618 1/2 555 540 550 1/2

629 617 3/4 552 535 546

KC Wheat May Jul Sep Dec Mar

709 3/4 716 3/4 728 3/4 745 756 3/4

716 3/4 724 1/4 736 3/4 755 1/4 768 3/4

735 1/4 742 1/2 754 3/4 772 785

721 3/4 728 3/4 740 1/4 758 3/4 772 1/4

726 1/4 732 3/4 745 762 1/2 775

SB Meal May Jul Aug Sep Oct

398.50 395.20 382.30 363.10 349.30

402.10 399.00 386.70 367.00 350.50

398.00 394.80 382.20 362.40 345.30

397.10 394.40 382.10 362.80 344.90

391.80 390.50 379.70 361.10 344.10

WEEKLY COMMODITY FUTURES TREND Compared to last Friday: Live Cattle 2.65 to 2.95 lower, Lean Hogs .58 to 2.65 lower, Feeder Cattle .83 to 1.45 lower. Daily Futures Closes Mon. Cattle Apr Jun Aug Oct Dec

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

128.75 124.10 124.80 129.05 130.40

127.45 122.82 123.60 127.87 129.45

127.97 123.20 123.82 128.00 129.55

127.25 122.35 123.20 127.47 129.05

126.02 121.50 122.25 126.70 128.05

81.30 90.00 91.57 91.30 90.90

80.95 89.95 91.85 92.05 91.52

81.32 90.15 92.47 92.45 91.95

81.42 89.42 92.02 91.75 91.40

80.02 86.90 89.70 89.55 89.67

Fdr Cat Apr May Aug Sep Oct

145.52 147.67 154.37 156.15 157.50

144.72 147.10 153.65 155.17 156.65

144.55 146.57 153.50 155.10 156.30

143.90 145.95 152.82 154.40 155.62

142.57 144.30 151.20 152.70 154.00

Milk Mar Apr May

13.97 17.12 18.27

16.95 17.33 18.44

—— 17.42 18.40

—— 17.45 18.37

——17.52 18.34

Lean Hogs Apr May Jun Jul Aug

By-Product Feed Prices Alfalfa Pellets 17%, St. Louis, MO 345.00; Corn Gluten Feed pelleted, Baring, MO 240.00; Distillers Grain Dried, Kansas City, MO 250.00; Soy Hulls Mexico, MO 245.00. Prices per ton.


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April 05, 2013

Crop Progress and Condition

MISSOURI GRAIN WEEKLY TRENDS Weekly Trends: Soybeans .33 to .41 lower, Wheat .11 to .12 higher, Corn .47 to .66 lower, Grain Sorghum 1.18 to 1.48 lower.

Area

#1 Soybeans

Periodicals postage paid at Jefferson City, Missouri

#2 Soft Wheat

#2 Corn

#2 Grain Sorghum

Kansas City Friday** Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Holiday 14.41 14.44 14.30 14.29 14.29

Holiday 6.39 6.46 6.72 6.69 6.74

Holiday 6.90 6.89 6.90 6.78 6.77

Holiday 11.29 11.27 11.29 11.07 11.05

St. Louis Friday** Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Holiday 14.21-14.24 14.31-14.34 14.17-14.21 14.09-14.13 13.98-14.03

Holiday 6.74 6.81 7.07 7.04 7.09

Holiday 6.52-6.60 6.49-6.56 6.50-6.57 6.38-6.43 6.37-6.42

Holiday 11.50 11.36 11.29 11.07 10.96

Central Friday** Holiday Holiday Holiday Monday 14.01-14.06 6.19* 6.75-6.82 Tuesday 14.04-14.09 6.27* 6.74-6.81 Wednesday 13.90-13.95 6.51* 6.75-6.82 Thursday 13.82-13.92 6.50* 6.63-6.70 Friday 13.72-13.82 6.54* 6.62-6.69 S.E. MO Friday** Holiday Holiday Holiday Monday 14.08-14.12 6.66-6.69* 6.52-6.60 Tuesday 14.09-14.24 6.71-6.76* 6.51-6.53 Wednesday 14.01-14.12 6.98-7.04* 6.53-6.55 Thursday 13.92-14.05 6.94-7.01* 6.41-6.43 Friday 13.88-13.97 6.74-7.06* 6.37-6.49 (PRICES PER BU. EXCEPT GR. SORG. PER CWT) *NEW CROP **PREVIOUS WEEK’S PRICES

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Holiday 10.59 10.52 10.57 10.38 10.36

Week Ending March 31, 2013 Agricultural Summary The first weekly Crop Progress report for the 2013 crop year found cold wet weather across the state. Cold ground temperatures and above average precipitation in March has delayed planting progress. There were 1.6 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supply was 2 percent very short, 9 percent short, 69 percent adequate, and 20 percent surplus. Topsoil moisture in the northwest district was rated 49 percent short to very short. Subsoil moisture supply was 14 percent very short, 27 percent short, 56 percent adequate and 3 percent surplus. Spring tillage was 15 percent, compared to 49 percent last year, and the 5 year average (normal) of 24 percent. Field Crops Report Corn planting progress was minimal across the state. The southeast district reported 2 percent planted while the southwest district reported 1 percent planted. Last year, 6% of the corn was planted. Winter wheat condition was rated 2 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 61 percent good, and 8 percent excellent. Pasture & Livestock Pasture condition were 19 percent very poor, 35 percent poor, 37 percent fair, and 9 percent good. Warmer weather is needed for pasture growth. Supply of hay and other roughages was 35 percent very short, 38 percent short and 27 percent adequate. Stock water supplies were 5 percent very short, 14 percent short, 75 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus. Weather Summary Temperatures were 4 to 9 degrees below average. Average nightly low temperatures ranged from 30 to 38 degrees. Precipitation averaged 0.69 of an inch statewide. The west-central district averaged 1.04 inches.

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Missouri Department of Agriculture Weekly Market Summary for April 5, 2013