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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 29 ♦ P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ♦ (573) 751-4211 ♦ Friday, Jul 19, 2013 MISSOURI WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE WEIGHTED AVERAGE REPORT WEEK ENDING Receipts: 26,930 Week ago: 23,238 Year ago: 25,058 Steers and Heifers Medium and Large 1 (Medium Flesh) Hols. Large 3

Fdr. STEERS: 356 lbs. 462 lbs. 560 lbs. 654 lbs. 749 lbs. 841 lbs. 948 lbs.

178.41 170.81 159.24 151.75 147.42 144.53 134.27

Fdr. HEIFERS: 363 lbs. 461 lbs. 555 lbs. 643 lbs. 738 lbs. 834 lbs.

Hols. STEERS

158.20 149.58 143.96 143.04 138.70 134.35

330 lbs. 442 lbs. 558 lbs. 657 lbs. 772 lbs. 802 lbs. 921 lbs.

98.18 97.88 97.52 95.00 93.83 98.12 92.64

SOUTHERN MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (West Plains, Ava) Prices for week ending 07/19/2013 Receipts: 6510 Week ago: 8430 Year ago: 6341 Compared to last week, feeders steady to 7.00 higher with few heavy yearlings steady to 4.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.

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

162.00-172.00 142.50-165.00 144.00-156.00 136.00-149.00 136.50-140.00 130.35

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

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

151.00-182.00 147.00-165.00 139.00-160.00 137.50-153.75 131.50-149.00 138.50-140.00

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

139.00-159.00 135.00-150.50 132.50-145.00 130.50-136.00 121.50

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 76.00-87.00, high dressing 96.00-103.00 83.00-94.00, low dressing 70.00 95.00 -80.50. Lean (85-90%) 70.0088.00-97.25 79.50, high dressing 78.5084.00, low dressing 55.00-70.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield REPLACEMENT COWS: Grade 1-2 1085-2300 lbs 92.00- Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 103.00, high dressing 100.00-108.00 985-1385 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 1050.00-1250.00 per head, pkg COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium 2-3 yrs 1208 lbs 2nd and 3rd and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 1100-1300 lbs stage 1425.00 per head with 150-200 lb calves 1775.002075.00 per pair

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

160.00-171.00 141.00-165.00 136.00-154.00 132.50-151.00 122.50-144.75 127.00-131.50

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

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 78.0085.00, high dressing 84.00-99.00. 95.00-106.00 Lean (85-90% lean) 69.00-78.50. 100.00 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1025-2245 lbs 90.00100.00, high dressing 100.00110.00

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

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

SOUTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Joplin and Springfield ) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 6962 Week ago: 5690 Year ago: 5339 Cow and Bull Receipts: 1156 Week ago: 1108 Year ago: 1488 Compared to last week feeders 2.00 to 7.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower and bulls steady.

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth, 2nd and 3rd stage 1020-1370 lbs 1100.001300.00 per head

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1010-1325 lbs, with babies to 370 lbs calves, several rebred, 1300.00-1675.00 per pair

NORTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Maryville, St Joe) Receipts: 2337 Week ago: 238 Year ago: 1850 Compared to two weeks ago, yearling feeder cattle and steer calves 4.008.00 higher with heifer calves steady. Slaughter cows 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. 1000-1100 lbs.

176.50-196.00 161.75-180.00 154.50-160.50 148.50-160.00 141.75-150.50 141.00 131.75

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

143.50-156.50 144.00-154.50 143.00-157.60 137.00-147.00 135.50-142.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking Grade 1-2 1400-2300 lbs 90.00- and Boning (70-85% lean) 73.0095.50, low dressing 83.00-88.00 80.00, high dressing 80.00-84.25 Lean (85-90 % lean) 65.00-73.00 BRED COWS: Scarce

COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce


WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Sedalia, Kingsville and Butler ) Receipts: 1983 Week Ago: 3666 Year Ago: 2993 Compared to last week, feeders steady to firm. Slaughter cows 3.00 lower to 2.00 higher. 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

164.00-189.50 500-600 lbs. 161.50-175.00 600-700 lbs. 140.00-163.00 700-800 lbs. 140.25-150.00 138.50-141.50

135.50-156.00 134.50-147.50 130.50-145.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1185-2275 lbs 92.00103.50

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 77.00-84.00 high dressing 84.00 -95.00 Lean (85-90) 72.00-79.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce

EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Bowling Green, Kingdom City, Macon, Boonville) Receipts: 4196 Week ago: 2004 Year ago: 4054 Compared to last week, feeder calves unevenly steady and yearlings undertone steady to higher. Slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-850 lbs.

Scarce 160.00-185.00 154.00-180.50 145.00-167.00 138.50-156.50 139.00-141.00

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

Scarce 140.00-164.00 135.00-152.50 131.00-149.50

SLAUGHTER STEERS and HEIF- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking ERS : Select and Choice 2-4 and Boning, (70-85% lean) 78.00 116.50-122.50 -88.00, high dressing 84.5094.50. Lean (85-90% lean) 72.00 -82.00 COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1350-2400 lbs 91.00102.00, high dressing 102.50109.50 NORTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Palmyra, Unionville, Green City, New Cambria) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 2652 Week ago: 88 Year ago: 2445 Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 25 Week ago: 35 Year ago: 39 Feeder steers and heifers under 650 lbs steady, over 650 lbs 2.00-5.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 3.00 lower. Slaughter steers and heifers steady. 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.

scarce 170.00-181.50 160.00-169.25 153.00-168.50 147.35-154.00 142.00-152.60

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

scarce 146.00-161.00 145.00-150.00 143.25-148.85 135.75-148.00

SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice 2-3 1200-1400 lbs 119.10120.50

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 76.00-86.50, high dressing 82.00 -89.75

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Choice 2-3 pkg 1137 lbs 119.10

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1350-2100 lbs 88.00104.50

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 1150-1450 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 1480.001630.00 per head

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Farmington, Patton) Receipts: 1558 Week ago: 1310 Year ago: 1782 Compared to last week, steers and heifers 16.00 lower to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows 4.00 higher and bulls 3.00 higher. 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

153.00-166.50 136.00-158.00 141.50-154.00 135.00-146.50 129.00-139.50

400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-675 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-850 lbs.

138.00-153.00 129.00-142.50 132.00-142.00 124.00-132.00 122.50-128.50

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 yrs 1048 -1250 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage 940.001230.00 per head

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 76.50 -86.50, high dressing 83.5093.00. Lean (85-90% lean) 65.00 -70.50

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 4 yrs to short and solid 1000-1350 lbs with 110-300 lb calves 1385.00-1575.00 per pair.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1005-2360 lbs 91.00101.50, high dressing 99.00104.00

SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Cuba, Vienna) Receipts: 1535 Week ago: 2749 Year ago: 2511 Compared to last week feeders steers and heifers steady to 4.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady 2.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

152.00-162.00 147.50-164.50 142.00-153.50 131.75-144.50

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

149.00-160.00 140.00-153.50 136.75-154.50 133.25-143.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-8 yrs 1175-1350 lbs 2nd to 3rd stage 1150.00-1310.00 per head

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 73.00-80.00, high dressing 80.50 -83.50. Lean (85-90%) 67.0075.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1300-2150 lbs, 92.5097.50

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

DRESSED STEERS & HEIFERS: No Sales GRADE AND WEIGHT (Grid): No Sales

INTERIOR MISSOURI DIRECT HOGS Weekly Receipts: 2624 Week ago: 2076 Year ago: 3057 Compared to last week, barrows and gilts 2.00 to 4.00 lower. Sows steady to 2.00 higher. BARROWS AND GILTS: SOWS: Base carcass meat price 90.00300-500 lbs. 60.00-69.00 92.00 Weekly top Tuesday 95.00 Over 500 lbs. 66.00-72.00


MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT WEANER AND FEEDER PIG REPORT Receipts: 4430 Compared to last week, weaner pigs sales steady to weak. No feeder pig sales reported. Supply and demand moderate. Prices per head. Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights fob the farm 0% negotiated, 2961 head, 10 lbs, 36.50-45.00. Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights, delivered 100% negotiated, 1469 head, 10 lbs, 30.00. Feeder pigs in all lot sizes, no sales reported.

WEEKLY COMMODITY GRAIN FUTURES TRENDS Compared to last Friday: Soybeans .17 to .61 higher, Wheat .17 to .20 lower, Corn .01 to .09 lower, KC Wheat nearby .02 to .08 higher, others .06 to .13 lower, Soybean Meal 8.80 to 39.50 higher. Daily Grain Futures Closes Mon.

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

Meat Meal

Wheat Middlings

Kansas City 539.30

377.50

467.50

175.00

St. Louis

367.50

475.00

172.00

Area

Soybean Meal 48% Solvent

583.00

Mexico—Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 07/19/2013 Receipts: 583 Week Ago: 943 Last Year: 429 All Prices per cwt. SHEEP Slaughter Lambs: non-traditional markets, Choice and Prime 2-3 50-70 lbs 118.00-126.00; 70-90 lbs 108.00-118.00; 90-125 lbs 100.00112.00; few 125-145 lbs 104.00-114.00. Mixed Good and Choice 1-2 few 108-115 lbs 90.00-99.00. Feeder Lambs: scarce. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-3 few 90-160 lbs 36.00-46.00; shipment Cull and Utility 1-2 109 lbs 33.00. Slaughter Bucks: few 185-265 lbs 39.00-40.00. GOATS Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 few 40-50 lbs 158.00-168.00, 5070 lbs 168.00-176.00. Selection 2-3 few 60 lbs 164.00-168.00; few 40-45 lbs 138.00-140.00. Nannies: Selection 1-2 few 95-110 lbs 81.00-88.00. Billies: Selection 1-2 few 160-175 lbs 106.00.

Norwood-Producers Auction Yards Dairy Special 07/12/13 Receipts: 374 Last Month: 305 Year Ago: 610 Springer heifers bred 7 to 9 months: Supreme few 1250.00-1350.00, few Crossbreds 1120.00-1140.00; Approved 850.00-1140.00, Pair Crossbreds 900.00; Medium few 725.00-800.00. Heifers bred 4 to 6 months: Supreme 1100.00-1400.00, Crossbreds 1060.00-1160.00; Approved 800.00-950.00, few Crossbreds 725.00-975.00; Medium few 700.00735.00. Heifers bred 1 to 3 months: Supreme 1000.00-1160.00; Approved 830.00-920.00. Open Heifers: Approved and Medium 500-600 lbs 460.00-620.00, Crossbreds 563 lbs 540.00, 600-700 lbs 450.00525.00, 700-800 lbs 785.00-830.00. Fresh and Open Milking: Supreme 1100.00-1175.00; Approved 975.00-1050.00, Pair Jerseys 750.00875.00; Medium 825.00-1050.00, Few Crossbreds 740.00-775.00; Common 675.00-725.00. Springer Cows: Supreme Pair 1150.00-1275.00; Approved Indiv 900.00. Bred Cows: Supreme Indiv 1050.00, few crossbreds 825.00-990.00. Baby Calves: Holstein heifers 100.00-175.00; Holstein bulls 105.00-195.00; Jersey heifers Pair 75.00; Jersey bulls 40.00-80.00; Crossbred heifers 100.00-195.00; Crossbred bulls 85.00155.00; Beef cross bulls 160.00-230.00. Highlandville-CRS Sale’s Sheep and Goat Sale 07/19/2013 Receipts: 818 Month Ago: 184 Year Ago: 585 SHEEP Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 wooled and shorn nontraditional 80-90 lbs 80.00-85.00; traditional 110-122 lbs 82.50-96.00; hair 50-60 lbs 107.50-125.00; 60-70 lbs 110.00-135.00; 70-80 lbs 105.00 -115.00. Feeder/Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 wooled 50-70 lbs 95.00-122.50; hair 30-50 lbs 115.00-155.00; 40-50 lbs 85.00-130.00. Bucks: wooled 115-220 lbs 29.00-40.00. Replacement Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 wooled 138-148 lbs 35.00-52.50; hair 60-70 lbs 100.00115.00. GOATS Slaughter Classes: Kids: Selection 1 40-50 lbs 170.00190.00; 50-60 lbs 170.00-187.50; 60-70 lbs 172.50-182.50. Selection 2 40-50 lbs 135.00-160.00; 50-60 lbs 145.00-175.00; 60-70 lbs 155.00165.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 60-131 lbs 60.00-110.00. Selection 3 55-130 lbs 60.00-110.00. Billies: Selection 1-2 90-170 lbs 95.00147.50. Selection 3 100-170 lbs 85.00-100.00. Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 30-40 lbs 165.00-180.00. Selection 3 20-30 lbs 150.00155.00; 30-40 lbs 100.00-125.00; 40-60 lbs 90.00-110.00.

Soybeans Aug Sep Nov Jan Mar

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

1453 3/4 1314 1/2 1263 3/4 1268 1/2 1268 1/2

1475 1/4 1335 1/2 1286 1/4 1291 1/4 1287 3/4

1477 1/2 1329 1/4 1283 1/2 1288 1/2 1285 1/4

1469 1/4 1316 1/4 1265 3/4 1271 1268 3/4

1490 3/4 1329 1274 1279 1/4 1277 3/4

Wheat Sep Dec Mar May Jul

669 1/2 682 1/4 694 1/4 701 3/4 700 1/4

669 1/2 682 1/2 694 1/2 701 1/4 700 1/2

665 677 3/4 690 1/2 698 695 1/4

660 1/2 673 684 1/4 691 1/2 688 3/4

664 1/2 675 1/4 685 1/2 692 1/2 690 1/2

Corn Sep Dec Mar May Jul

536 1/4 503 1/2 515 3/4 523 1/2 529 3/4

545 1/4 510 3/4 523 530 3/4 537

538 1/2 502 514 1/4 521 3/4 528

541 500 3/4 513 520 3/4 527

544 500 3/4 512 3/4 520 1/2 520 1/2

KC Wheat Sep Dec Mar May Jul

701 718 730 1/2 737 1/2 734 3/4

703 3/4 720 1/4 732 1/2 739 1/2 737 1/4

702 3/4 719 731 1/4 737 1/4 732 1/2

702 1/4 716 726 1/4 731 1/4 726 3/4

664 1/2 675 1/4 685 1/2 692 1/2 690 1/2

SB Meal Aug Sep Oct Dec Jan

451.50 412.40 379.30 376.90 377.90

466.80 425.00 391.40 388.60 389.30

469.10 423.50 389.40 386.00 386.50

470.40 417.10 382.20 377.90 378.60

482.40 423.70 387.30 382.50 383.20

WEEKLY COMMODITY FUTURES TREND Compared to last Friday: Live Cattle .12 to .55 higher, Lean Hogs .77 to 1.57 higher, Feeder Cattle .1.55 to 2.75 higher. Daily Futures Closes Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Cattle Aug Oct Dec Feb Apr

122.45 126.67 128.82 130.17 131.27

122.12 126.40 128.70 130.17 131.40

121.30 125.25 127.92 129.32 130.45

122.10 126.47 128.87 130.07 131.20

121.97 126.22 128.72 130.12 121.05

Lean Hogs Jul Aug Oct Dec Feb

102.30 95.55 84.70 81.70 83.90

——96.30 85.35 82.50 84.50

——95.80 85.27 82.42 84.55

——96.62 85.62 82.55 84.55

——94.47 84.97 82.22 84.35

Fdr Cat Aug Sep Oct Nov Jan

152.65 155.15 156.82 158.07 158.70

152.55 155.27 157.10 158.10 158.80

150.97 153.95 155.85 157.15 157.75

152.07 155.05 156.90 157.90 158.40

152.25 155.25 157.20 158.15 158.50

Milk Jul Aug Sep

17.35 17.65 18.30

17.35 17.65 18.30

17.38 17.99 18.86

17.35 17.89 18.77

17.35 18.77 18.62

By-Product Feed Prices Alfalfa Pellets 17%, St. Louis, MO none reported; Corn Gluten Feed pelleted, Baring, MO 205.00; Distillers Grain Dried, Kansas City, MO 235.00; Soy Hulls Mexico, MO 175.00. Prices per ton.


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July 19, 2013

Crop Progress and Condition Week Ending July 14, 2013

MISSOURI GRAIN WEEKLY TRENDS Weekly Trends: Soybeans .47 to .76 higher, Wheat .16 to .19 lower, Corn .03 to .23 higher, Grain Sorghum .14 lower to .10 higher.

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

15.29 15.79 15.75 15.78 15.69 15.91

6.71-6.76 6.60-6.62 6.60-6.62 6.55-6.57 6.51-6.53 6.55-6.57

6.96-7.01 6.96 7.05 7.14 7.16 7.19

11.50 11.41 11.54 11.38 11.36 11.36

St. Louis Friday** Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

15.12-15.29 15.36-15.63 15.58-15.85 15.60-15.87 15.62-15.84 15.83-16.05

6.96 6.84 6.84 6.80 6.75 6.79

6.80-7.02 6.71-6.93 6.80-7.02 6.78-6.95 6.96 6.99

12.50 12.33 12.50 12.50 12.55 12.60

Central Friday** 15.09-15.34 6.63-6.66 6.76-6.81 Monday 15.34-15.59 6.52-6.55 6.66-6.71 Tuesday 15.55-15.85 6.52-6.55 6.80-6.90 Wednesday 15.52-15.58 6.47-6.50 6.74-7.04 Thursday 15.44-15.49 6.43-6.46 6.76-7.21 Friday 15.56-15.71 6.47-6.50 6.79-7.09 S.E. MO Friday** 14.72-15.22 6.73-6.74 6.23-6.56 Monday 14.79-15.47 6.65-6.68 6.20-6.46 Tuesday 15.01-15.66 6.63-6.72 6.22-6.55 Wednesday 15.02-15.63 6.63-6.67 6.23-6.49 Thursday 14.93-15.54 6.54-6.63 6.18-6.51 Friday 15.15-15.84 6.58-6.67 6.11-6.54 (PRICES PER BU. EXCEPT GR. SORG. PER CWT) *NEW CROP **PREVIOUS WEEK’S PRICES

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Agricultural Summary Winter wheat harvest neared completion with a dry week across most of the State but all crops except for cotton and rice declined in condition. There were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supply was 9 percent very short, 44 percent short, 46 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Topsoil rated short and very short increased 30 points last week. Subsoil moisture supply was 3 percent very short, 30 percent short, 66 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Field Crops Report Corn silked was 30 percent complete, 22 days behind last year and 11 day behind normal (5-year average). Two percent of corn was in the dough stage, 20 days behind last year and 12 days behind normal. Corn condition was 3 percent very poor, 11 percent poor, 31 percent fair, 46 percent good, and 9 percent excellent. Soybeans were 95 percent emerged, 15 days behind last year and 2 days behind normal. Soybean blooming was 7 percent complete, 17 days behind last year and 11 days behind normal. Soybean condition was 4 very poor, 9 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 47 percent good, and 6 percent excellent. Some recently planted soybeans need a rain to emerge. Rice condition was 3 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 36 percent good, and 28 percent excellent. Sorghum headed was 5 percent complete, 16 days behind last year and 9 days behind normal. Sorghum condition was 1 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 42 percent fair, 52 percent good, and 1 percent excellent. Winter wheat harvested was 97 percent complete, 20 days behind last year but the same as normal. Alfalfa hay 2nd cutting was 66 percent, 22 days behind last year and 2 days behind normal. Alfalfa hay 3rd cutting was 1 percent, 26 days behind last year and 22 days behind normal. Other hay cut was 89 percent, 22 days behind last year, but 6 days ahead of normal. Pasture & Livestock Pasture conditions were 1 percent very poor, 8 percent poor, 38 percent fair, 48 percent good, and 5 percent excellent. Supply of hay and other roughages was 8 percent short, 85 percent adequate and 7 percent surplus. Stock water supplies were 5 percent short, 89 percent adequate and 6 percent surplus. Weather Summary Temperatures were 2 degree below to 3 degrees above average across the state. Precipitation averaged 0.24 of an inch statewide.


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