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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 17 ♦ P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ♦ (573) 751-4211 ♦ Friday, April 26, 2013 MISSOURI WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE WEIGHTED AVERAGE REPORT WEEK ENDING Receipts: 25,359 Week ago: 39,223 Year ago: 26,305 Steers and Heifers Medium and Large 1 (Medium Flesh) Hols. Large 3

Fdr. STEERS: 355 lbs. 457 lbs. 546 lbs. 643 lbs. 752 lbs. 834 lbs. 944 lbs.

190.60 175.90 167.89 155.22 143.78 133.72 127.26

Fdr. HEIFERS: 370 lbs. 455 lbs. 547 lbs. 645 lbs. 738 lbs. 822 lbs.

Hols. STEERS

150.58 145.78 136.00 130.96 123.12 118.64

355 lbs. 438 lbs. 544 lbs. 651 lbs. 736 lbs. 851 lbs. 928 lbs.

119.79 114.43 102.40 100.92 95.64 93.74 91.20

SOUTHERN MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (West Plains, Ava) Receipts: 3649 Week ago: 4568 Year ago: 4537 Compared to last week feeders under 600 lbs steady to 8.00 higher, over 600 lbs uneven from 4.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.

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

170.00-182.50 159.00-177.50 144.50-163.00 134.00-145.00 126.00-137.00 127.50-129.00

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

110.00 Scarce Scarce 95.50-100.00 Scarce Scarce

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

142.50-159.00 140.00-155.00 130.00-145.00 129.00-136.00 122.50-125.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 72.50-81.00, high dressing 79.00-85.00, low dressing 69.50 -75.00. Lean (85-90%) 68.0077.50, high dressing 77.5081.50, low dressing 60.00-68.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2225 lbs 90.00101.00, high dressing 98.00-107.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs 980-1175 lbs. 2nd and 3rd stage 1000.00-1175.00.00 per head COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium draft 5yrs to short solid blk hide and Large 1-2 3 yrs to broken mouth 1400 lbs fleshy 2nd stage with baby to 250 lb calves 1225.00- 1275.00 per head. 1450.00 per pair

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SOUTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Joplin and Springfield ) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 5700 Week ago: 9429 Year ago: 6337 Cow and Bull Receipts: 1268 Week ago: 1492 Year ago: 1289 Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs and heifers under 550 lbs steady to 4.00 higher, heavier weights sold steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower and bulls 2.00 to 3.00 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.

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

183.00-192.50 158.00-182.00 153.00-161.00 141.00-161.00 133.00-135.85 125.50-133.00 116.75-122.50

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

117.00-134.00 105.00-122.00 95.00-107.50 95.00-106.50 90.00102.50 85.00-95.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short solids, 2nd-3rd stage, 10551345 lbs 1050.00-1310.00 per head

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

148.00-156.00 136.50-159.00 125.00-152.50 126.00-133.00 116.00-127.00 114.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning 74.00-83.00, high dressing 79.00-90.00. Lean (8590%) 68.00-76.00, low dressing 56.00-73.00. SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1185-2275 lbs. 92.00100.00, high dressing 99.00105.00, low dressing 80.00-93.00 COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs 1060-1250 lbs cows with baby to 375 lbs calves, some rebred, 1325.001525.00 per pair

NORTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Maryville, St Joe) Receipts: 1883 Week ago: 4402 Year ago: 2269 Compared to last week calves 6.00 to 12.00 higher with spots of 15.00 higher. Yearling sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

168.50-177.50 160.25-175.50 141.25-153.00 136.85-145.00 124.75-127.00

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

142.00-154.00 129.25-146.75 134.25-141.50 123.25-132.25 122.50-125.50

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1450-2220 lbs 95.00101.00, low dressing 83.0090.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 71.0077.00, high dressing 74.00-80.00 Lean (85-90 % lean) 60.00-70.00

BRED COWS: Scarce

COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce


WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Kingsville, Sedalia, Butler) Receipts: 3426 Week Ago: 3946 Year Ago: 3875 Compared to last week, feeders mostly steady to 8.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady to 4.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

171.00-184.50 155.00-181.00 142.00-166.00 131.25-150.00 125.35-133.00 125.00-133.25

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

148.00-180.00 134.00-150.00 129.00-150.00 122.50-134.00 116.25-128.75 116.00-118.10

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1245-2305 lbs 92.00104.00, high dressing 104.00108.00, low dressing 69.00-93.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 71.50-83.00, high dressing 78.00 -90.00. Lean (85-90) 68.0078.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce

EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Bowling Green, Kingdom City, Macon, Boonville) Receipts: 5375 Week ago: 8489 Year ago: 4878 Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers unevenly steady. Slaughter cows mostly steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-825 lbs.

160.00-177.00 145.00-161.00 132.00-146.00 123.75-136.75 125.00-126.50

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

147.00-162.00 135.00-161.00 125.00-142.00 123.50-134.75 118.00-126.10

SLAUGHTER STEERS and HEIF- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking ERS : Scarce and Boning, (70-85% lean) 72.00 -80.00, high dressing 79.0089.00. Lean (85-90%) 70.0078.00

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Farmington, Patton) Receipts: 1448 Week ago: 2289 Year ago: 1773 Compared to last week 300 lbs steers and 500 lbs heifers 3.00 to 7.00 lower, rest of the offering 3.00-12.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2

155.00-167.00 147.00-165.00 136.00-154.50 126.00-152.50 120.00-128.50

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 5 yrs to short and solid 885-1250 lbs 2nd – 3rd stage 880.00-1320.00

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-725 lbs.

145.00-158.00 135.00-152.50 128.50-140.00 121.00-134.00 107.00-118.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 68.00 -77.50, high dressing 77.0082.50. Lean (85-90% Lean) 55.50-67.50

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield and Large 1-2 5 yrs to short and Grade 1-2 1200-2150 lbs, 88.00solid 885-1225 lbs with 80-300 lbs 93.00, high dressing 95.00-99.50 calves 1075.00-1600.00 per pair SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Cuba, Vienna) Receipts: 1623 Week ago: 1635 Year ago: 2403 Compared to last week steers and heifers steady to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

151.00-179.00 142.50-160.00 130.50-147.00 123.00-132.50 120.10-126.50

300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-750 lbs.

139.00-154.00 122.00-144.00 121.00-137.00 122.50-133.50 118.00-124.75

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2400 lbs 93.00103.00, high dressing 102.00107.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1 2 yrs to short and solid 900-1400 lbs 2nd –3rd stage 1260.001475.00 per head.

NORTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Palmyra, Unionville, Green City, New Cambria) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 3372 Week ago: 6925 Year ago: 1188 Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 16 Week ago: 7 Year ago: 17 Feeder steers and heifers under 500 lbs, 10.00-15.00 higher, over 500 lbs firm to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Slaughter steers and heifers not tested.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 72.50-79.50, high dressing 80.00 -88.00. Lean (85-90%) 68.0076.50, low dressing 55.00-70.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 2ys to short and solid, 7251300 lbs with baby to 175 lbs calves 1235.00-1600.00 per pair

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1400-1900 lbs, 94.00100.00, low dressing 84.5091.50

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 10001400 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 1100.001885.00

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.

181.00-189.00 172.50-205.00 149.00-180.00 140.00-159.50 130.00-145.75 125.25-130.75

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

147.00-158.00 131.50-160.00 130.00-144.25 125.00-135.75 123.00-131.00

SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice 2-3 1200-1500 lbs 126.50127.00

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 75.00-77.50, high dressing 82.00 -89.00

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Choice 2-3 pkg 1200 lbs 124.25

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1300-2350 lbs 91.00103.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs Scarce 1000-1350 lbs with baby to 250 lbs calves 1450.00-1675.00 per pair

MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT Weekly Receipts: 0 Week ago: 200 Year ago: 200 Trading inactive as of 8:00am Friday. Compared to last week, no confirmed live or dressed sales. LIVE STEERS & HEIFERS: 60-80% Choice No Sales

DRESSED STEERS & HEIFERS: No Sales GRADE AND WEIGHT (Grid): Choice 3 550-950 lbs few 201.00 late last Friday.

INTERIOR MISSOURI DIRECT HOGS Weekly Receipts: 2156 Week ago: 2724 Year ago: 2784 Compared to last week, barrow and gilts steady to 5.00 lower, sows 6.00 lower to 1.00 higher. BARROWS AND GILTS: Base carcass meat price 72.0077.00 Weekly top Friday 77.00

SOWS: 300-500 lbs. 40.00-46.00 Over 500 lbs. 46.00-49.00


MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT WEANER AND FEEDER PIG REPORT Receipts: 3637 Compared to last week, weaner pig prices are steady to 2.00 lower. Supply and demand light to moderate. Prices per head. Early weaned pigs 10 lb. base weights fob the farm 0% negotiated 3637 head, 10 lbs, 34.20 -42.90, weighted average price 37.44. No feeder pig sales reported.

WEEKLY COMMODITY GRAIN FUTURES TRENDS Compared to last Friday: Soybeans May .02 higher, others .01 to .10 lower, Wheat .15 to .21 lower, Corn .08 to .28 lower, KC Wheat steady to .10 lower, Soybean Meal 2.20 to 5.50 lower, expect Oct .80 higher. Daily Grain Futures Closes Mon.

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

Meat Meal

Wheat Middlings

Kansas City 429.20

352.50

403.00

195.00

St. Louis

327.50

415.00

215.00

Area

Soybean Meal 48% Solvent

455.00

Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards Mexico 04/25/2013 Receipts: 684 Week Ago: 296 Last Year: 290 All Prices per cwt. SHEEP: Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 two pkgs 40-45 lbs 142.00; 50-70 lbs 134.00-154.00; lot 75-85 lbs 120.00-136.00;few pkgs 104-140 lbs 107.00-113.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 2-3 140220 lbs mostly 20.00-30.00. Bred Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 24yrs two pkgs 110-125 lbs 85.00-100.00 per head; pkg 85-95 lbs 61.5063.00. Slaughter Bucks: few 150-225 lbs 46.00-56.00. GOATS: Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 45-55 lbs 200.00-210.00. Selection 2 few 45-60 lbs 186.00-196.00. Selection 3 35-45 lbs 122.00-127.00, few thin 84.00102.00. Nannies: Selection 1-3 few 80-100 lbs 73.00-87.00, few 110-130 lbs 65.00-75.00. Billies: Selection 3 few 140-160 lbs 95.00-99.00. Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Special Dairy Sale 4/11/13 Receipts: 566 Mast Month: 568 Year Ago: 404 Springer heifers bred seven to nine months: Supreme 1310.00-1420.00, Crossbreds ind 1310.00. Approved 1050.00-1320.00, Crossbreds 1010.00-1160.00, couple Jersey’s 1010.00-1090.00. Medium 900.001100.00, Crossbreds 760.00-930.00. Common 700.00-900.00, Crossbreds 650.00-750.00. Heifers bred three to six months: Supreme ind 1330.00, ind Crossbred 1260.00. Approved 1050.00-1300.00, Crossbreds 1050.00-1080.00, Jersey’s 1125.00-1160.00. Medium 875.00-1050.00, Crossbreds 800.00-950.00, ind Jersey 870.00. Common 610.00-800.00. Open Heifers: Approved pkg 263 lbs Jersey’s 350.00, lot 286 lbs Crossbreds 335.00; 300-350 lbs 330.00-375.00, pkg 313 lbs Crossbreds 280.00; 400-500 lbs 410.00-520.00; 530-600 lbs 520.00-580.00, Crossbreds 520.00-620.00; 600-670 lbs 600.00-665.00, 660-675 lbs Crossbreds 570.00-640.00; 800-875 lbs 790.00-870.00; lot 923 lbs 835.00. Medium 500-600 lbs Crossbreds 400.00-490.00; pkg 652 lbs 510.00, pkg 647 lbs Jersey’s 450.00. Replacement Cows: Fresh Approved couple 1125.00-1150.00, Crossbreds 875.00-975.00. Medium 925.00-975.00, Jersey’s 725.00-900.00. Baby Calves: Holstein heifers small 180.00220.00. Holstein bulls small 135.00-200.00. Buffalo—Buffalo Livestock Markets Sheep and Goat Sale 4/23/13 Receipts: 934 Feb Sale: 909 Year Ago: 744 Sheep- Slaughter Lambs: Choice 2-3 wooled and shorn non-traditional 50-70 lbs 119.00-129.00; 70-90 lbs 100.00-110.00. traditional 125-155 lbs 65.00-90.00. Hair 50-70 lbs 115.00-130.00; 70-80 lbs 120.00-128.00; 90-100 lbs 82.00-89.00; 100-152 lbs 60.00-86.00. Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 wooled 30-50 lbs 120.00-127.00 cwt; light wts 15.00-30.00 per head. Hair 15-30 lbs 127.50-165.00; 30-40 lbs 104.00-132.50; 40-50 lbs 106.00-130.00. Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 wooled 169-237 lbs 30.00-35.00. Hair 65-125 lbs 33.00-41.00. Bucks: wooled 175-330 lbs 30.00-38.00. Hair 130-175 lbs 26.00-41.00. Replacement classes: Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 wooled 123-185 lbs 26.00-40.00. Hair: 55-110 lbs 50.00-87.50; 138-165 lbs 28.00-36.00. Goats: Slaughter Classes: Kids: Selection 1 40-70 lbs 187.00-205.00; 7090 lbs 144.00-150.00. Selection 2 50-60 lbs 150.00-170.00; 60-70 lbs 177.50-193.00; 80-90 lbs 95.00-112.00. Selection 3 few 60-70 lbs 152.00-152.50 Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 79-175 lbs 37.00-69.00. Selection 3 50-105 lbs 55.00-70.00. Billies: Selection 1-2 110-190 lbs 70.00-108.00. Selection 2-3 aged wethers 110-190 lbs 56.00-93.00. Selection 3 115-215 lbs 85.00-112.50. Replacement nannies: Selection 1-2 75-134 lbs 52.00-115.00. Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 20-30 lbs 150.00-160.00; 30-40 lbs 135.00-197.50; 40-50 lbs 160.00-200.00. Selection 3 30-40 lbs 115.00-165.00; 40-50 lbs 100.00-140.00; 50-60 lbs 110.00-130.00. Bottle babies 17.00-45.00 per head

Soybeans May Jul Aug Sep Nov

1417 1/4 1364 1/4 1309 1/2 1243 1202 3/4

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

1419 3/4 1404 1423 1/2 1358 1/2 1345 1/4 1372 1/4 1298 3/4 1285 1/2 1308 3/4 1236 1/2 1226 1242 3/4 1196 1/2 1193 3/4 1206 1/4

Fri. 1430 3/4 692 1/2 701 715 3/4 1210 1/4

Wheat May Jul Sep Dec Mar

702 1/4 702 1/2 710 1/4 724 1/4 737 1/2

697 1/2 695 1/2 703 717 729 3/4

691 3/4 692 699 3/4 713 1/2 726 3/4

701 1/4 703 3/4 711 3/4 726 738 3/4

688 3/4 692 1/2 701 715 3/4 729

Corn May Jul Sep Dec Mar

645 3/4 623 1/2 556 533 543 3/4

638 1/2 614 542 1/2 522 3/4 533 1/2

639 1/2 618 1/4 546 3/4 528 539

645 1/4 624 1/2 550 1/2 531 1/4 542 1/4

644 619 3/4 544 3/4 524 535

KC Wheat May Jul Sep Dec Mar

739 1/2 742 1/2 754 3/4 771 3/4 784 1/4

737 1/4 738 1/2 750 766 1/2 778 1/2

739 740 751 766 1/2 777 3/4

763 3/4 761 1/2 771 3/4 787 797 1/2

756 1/2 750 1/2 760 1/4 775 1/4 785

SB Meal May Jul Aug Sep Oct

410.00 398.10 375.80 353.70 337.50

411.70 397.90 372.40 351.50 335.80

405.90 390.60 365.40 345.70 333.70

414.20 400.10 373.90 352.00 337.20

417.90 404.70 378.60 355.00 340.10

WEEKLY COMMODITY FUTURES TREND Compared to last Friday: Live Cattle 1.30 to 1.62 higher, Lean Hogs 1.18 to 2.48 higher, Feeder Cattle 2.60 to 5.12 higher. Daily Futures Closes Mon. Cattle Apr Jun Aug Oct Dec

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

125.97 120.82 121.40 124.65 126.15

126.20 120.82 121.62 125.05 126.25

126.92 122.07 122.90 126.37 127.47

127.60 122.90 123.72 126.97 128.22

127.85 122.60 123.27 126.45 128.00

87.57 89.45 89.62 89.25 80.10

87.82 89.57 90.02 89.60 90.20

88.60 91.00 91.42 90.87 80.90

88.97 91.82 92.02 91.35 81.20

89.35 92.52 92.75 91.97 81.75

Fdr Cat Apr May Aug Sep Oct

133.62 138.60 145.97 148.40 150.20

133.75 139.60 148.12 150.27 152.12

133.75 141.10 150.62 152.67 154.40

134.02 142.20 152.15 153.95 155.65

——— 141.80 151.17 152.90 154.65

Milk Apr May Jun

17.62 18.92 19.51

17.59 18.62 19.15

17.59 18.69 19.00

17.60 18.65 19.03

17.62 18.70 19.26

Lean Hogs May Jun Jul Aug Oct

By-Product Feed Prices Alfalfa Pellets 17%, St. Louis, MO 355.00; Corn Gluten Feed pelleted, Baring, MO 220.00; Distillers Grain Dried, Kansas City, MO 235.00; Soy Hulls Mexico, MO 260.00. 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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April 26, 2013

Crop Progress and Condition

MISSOURI GRAIN WEEKLY TRENDS Weekly Trends: Soybeans .02 lower to .15 higher, Wheat .17 to .25 lower, Corn .08 to .14 lower, Grain Sorghum .14 to .24 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

14.66 14.47 14.52 14.38 14.72 14.81

6.84-6.86 6.77-6.79 6.73-6.78 6.67-6.72 6.76-6.81 6.64-6.69

6.87-6.92 6.81-6.86 6.74-6.79 6.75-6.80 6.80-6.85 6.79-6.84

11.46 11.36 11.23 11.25 11.34 11.32

St. Louis Friday** Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

14.73 14.62 14.75 14.54 14.64 14.71

7.34 7.27 7.23 7.17 7.26 7.09

6.63 6.57 6.50 6.45 6.50 6.49

11.38 11.27 11.20 11.16 11.25 11.14

Central Friday** 14.16-14.28 6.62* 6.82-6.92 Monday 13.99-14.04 6.53* 6.76-6.86 Tuesday 13.94-14.29 6.46* 6.69-6.79 Wednesday 14.05-14.15 6.42-6.47* 6.70-6.80 Thursday 14.32-14.42 6.54* 6.75-6.85 Friday 14.41-14.46 6.43* 6.74-6.84 S.E. MO Friday** 14.51-14.83 7.09-7.29* 6.64-6.75 Monday 14.43-14.61 7.02-7.22* 6.58-6.69 Tuesday 14.46-14.59 6.98-7.17* 6.61-6.59 Wednesday 14.30-14.42 6.92-7.11* 6.52-6.64 Thursday 14.50-14.57 7.01-7.21* 6.57-6.65 Friday 14.55-14.64 7.08-7.10* 6.64 (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 10.71 10.54 10.38 10.44 10.57 10.55

Week Ending April 21, 2013 Agricultural Summary Heavy rains minimized planting and tillage progress across most of the State with 1.6 days suitable for fieldwork. Most of planting and tillage progress was in the southern third of the state which had 3.8 days or more suitable for fieldwork. The heavy rains caused minor flooding of rivers and creeks. Topsoil moisture supply was 2 percent short, 60 percent adequate, and 38 percent surplus. The northeast district was rated 70 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was 3 percent very short, 17 percent short, 70 percent adequate and 10 percent surplus. Spring tillage was 37 percent, compared to 76 percent last year, and the 5 year average (normal) of 48 percent. Field Crops Report Corn planting was 13 percent complete, 17 days behind last year and 9 days behind normal. The southeast district increased 24 points to 68 percent complete. Corn emerged was 5 percent complete, 10 days behind last year and 1 day behind normal. Rice planting was 38 percent complete, 15 days behind last year but 1 day ahead of normal. Rice emerged was 12 percent, 11 days behind last year but the same as normal. Sorghum planting was 2 percent complete. Winter wheat headed was 1 percent complete. Winter wheat condition was rated 1 percent poor, 28 percent fair, 58 percent good, and 13 percent excellent. Pasture & Livestock Pasture condition were 6 percent very poor, 23 percent poor, 55 percent fair, 15 percent good, and 1 percent excellent. Cool temperatures continue to hamper pasture growth. Supply of hay and other roughages was 34 percent very short, 38 percent short, 27 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Stock water supplies were 5 percent short, 84 percent adequate, and 11 percent surplus. Weather Summary Temperatures were 4 to 11 degrees below average across the state except the southeast district experienced average to 2 degrees above average. Average nightly low temperatures ranged from 35 to 51 degrees. Precipitation averaged 2.78 inches statewide. The northeast and north-central district received over 4 inches


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