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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 35 ♦ P.O. Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ♦ (573) 751-4211 ♦ Friday, Aug 30, 2013 MISSOURI WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE WEIGHTED AVERAGE REPORT WEEK ENDING Receipts: 26,228 Week ago: 21,554 Year ago: 34,880 Steers and Heifers Medium and Large 1 (Medium Flesh) Hols. Large 3

Fdr. STEERS: 377 lbs. 458 lbs. 559 lbs. 659 lbs. 758 lbs. 842 lbs. 948 lbs.

199.19 183.04 171.88 163.60 155.57 150.84 145.49

Fdr. HEIFERS: 359 lbs. 452 lbs. 555 lbs. 664 lbs. 744 lbs. 839 lbs. 918 lbs.

Hols. STEERS

166.07 160.69 154.96 150.45 146.09 138.19 129.36

271 lbs. 360 lbs. 462 lbs. 568 lbs. 628 lbs. 727 lbs. 844 lbs.

142.19 127.30 111.52 107.24 109.23 103.64 102.09

SOUTHERN MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (West Plains, Ava) Receipts: 3661 Week ago: 4584 Year ago: 6112 Compared to last week, steers and heifer mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower, except 300-400 lbs calves 3.00 to 6.00 higher in West Plains. 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.

198.00-210.00 177.00-192.00 155.50-179.50 150.00-169.00 145.00-157.50

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

168.00-178.00 156.00-169.00 145.00-161.00 143.50-148.00 131.00-138.00

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

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 80.00-89.50, high dressing 107.50-118.00 85.00-95.00, low dressing 76.00 102.00-113.50 -82.00. Lean (85-90%) 76.0097.50 85.00, high dressing 85.0090.00, low dressing 62.50-75.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield REPLACEMENT COWS: Grade 1-2 1350-2110 lbs 97.00- Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 107.00, high dressing 106.00-116.00 920-1381 lbs 1st-3rd stage 1150.00-1650.00 COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-6 yrs 1080-1330 lbs with baby to 235 lbs calves 1700.002025.00

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SOUTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Joplin and Springfield ) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 6873 Week ago: 6063 Year ago: 9346 Cow and Bull Receipts: 880 Week ago: 839 Year ago: 2147 Compared to last week, steers steady to 5.00 lower, heifers steady to 3.00 lower. 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.

HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

192.50-217.00 169.00-203.00 155.00-181.00 150.00-169.00 150.00-159.00 142.00-150.00

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

160.00-176.00 153.00-174.00 148.00-165.00 137.00-155.00 130.00-148.25 132.50-133.00

HOLSTEINS: Large Frame 3 200-300 lbs. 300-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs.

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 82.5090.50, high dressing 88.50-96.00. 142.00-148.00 Lean (85-90% lean) 73.50-81.00 120.00-135.00 115.00-127.00 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield 101.00-118.00 Grade 1-2 1210-2190 lbs 96.00105.50-112.00 103.00, high dressing 103.00101.75-108.50 110.50 100.00-105.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid 2nd-3rd stage 9501375 lbs 1200.00-1500.00 per head

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 975-1225 lbs with 130-225 lbs calves, some rebred 1500.00-1825.00 per pair

NORTHWEST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Maryville, St Joe) Receipts: 2710 Week ago: 340 Year ago: 2426 Compared to two weeks ago, yearling feeders steady to 3.00 higher. Feeder calves steady to firm. Slaughter cows steady to 3.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-1000 lbs.

190.00-199.00 163.00-184.00 160.60-170.00 156.00-162.75 148.25-155.50 140.75-147.75

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1475-2150 lbs 98.00106.00, low dressing 92.0095.00

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

160.50-172.00 148.50-159.75 145.00-161.25 143.00-159.00 132.35-147.25 129.00-132.25

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 83.0090.00, high dressing 89.00-92.00 Lean (85-90 % lean) 74.00-83.00

BRED COWS: Medium and COW-CALF PAIRS: Scarce Large 1 4yrs to short and solid, 1220-1580 lbs 3rd stage, 1500.00-1600.00


WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Sedalia, Kingsville, Butler) Receipts: 1788 Week Ago: 3367 Year Ago: 4580 Compared to last week, feeders steady to 5.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

174.00-213.00 169.00-183.00 149.50-167.00 149.00-157.00

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

154.50-178.00 143.00-161.50 139.00-156.25 147.25-150.00 140.00-142.00

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 945-2140 lbs. 94.00106.50, high dressing 106.50114.50

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 78.50-88.50, high dressing 86.00 -97.50 Lean (85-90) 72.00-83.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Scarce

EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Bowling Green, Kingdom City, Macon, Boonville) Receipts: 4014 Week ago: 3634 Year ago: 5983 Compared to last week steers and heifers unevenly steady. Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 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. 800-825 lbs. 925-1000 lbs.

186.00-208.50 174.00-195.00 165.00-192.00 156.00-176.50 145.00-175.00 140.00-156.00 139.60-147.50

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

155.00-171.00 152.00-171.00 147.00-164.00 140.00-157.25 140.00-152.25

SLAUGHTER STEERS and HEIF- SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking ERS : Choice 1-3 115.00-122.50, and Boning, (70-85% lean) 96.00 pkg high dressing 127.00 -106.00, high dressing 88.0099.50. Lean (85-90% lean) 74.00 -84.00 BRED COWS: Medium and Large 1 2-7 yrs 1100-1500 lbs 3rd stage 1575.00-2010.00 per head.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2200 lbs 96.00106.00, high dressing 107.00113.00 NORTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Palmyra, Unionville, Green City, New Cambria) Feeder Cattle Receipts: 5124 Week ago: 112 Year ago: 5230 Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 40 Week ago: 13 Year ago: 27 Feeders steers steady. Feeder heifers steady to 3.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Slaughter steers and heifers steady to 1.00 higher. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1-2

400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-900 lbs. 900-950 lbs.

181.00-195.50 170.00-188.00 156.00-172.00 150.00-163.50 148.75-155.75 135.00-147.75

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs. 800-850 lbs. 900-950 lbs.

154.00-161.50 148.00-164.00 146.00-161.20 140.00-152.75 138.00-141.10 131.25-132.50

SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice 2-3 1300-1475 lbs 125.00126.75

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 78.50-91.00. high dressing 87.50 -94.50

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Choice 2-3 1150-1300 lbs 123.20124.75

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1300-2200 lbs 94.00106.25

COW & CALF PAIRS: Scarce

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-6 yrs 11001350 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 1275.001420.00 per head

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Farmington, Patton) Receipts: 1135 Week ago: 1519 Year ago: 2136 Compared to last week, feeders mostly 2.00 to 12.00 lower. Slaughter cows 2.00 lower. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-675 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

179.00-193.00 171.50-184.00 157.50-175.00 145.00-158.00 142.50-148.75

325-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-575 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-725 lbs.

156.00-164.00 145.00-167.00 135.00-155.00 136.00-152.00 135.00-142.50

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs 9101440 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 1030.001500.00 per head

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (75-85% lean) 71.00 -81.50, high dressing 82.0090.00. Lean (85-90% lean) 63.50 -73.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium 12 5-7 yrs 1000-1535 lbs with 190300 lbs calves 1400.00-2050.00 per pair

SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Grade 1-2 1125-2160 lbs 90.5099.50, high dressing 101.00106.50

SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WEEKLY SUMMARY (Cuba, Vienna) Receipts: 1596 Week ago: 2851 Year ago: 3630 Compared to last week, feeder steers under 550 lbs 6.00 to 12.00 lower, over 550 lbs 4.00 to 7.00 lower. Feeder heifers steady to 4.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady. FEEDER STEERS: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium and Large 1

176.00-191.00 157.50-169.00 153.00-159.00 147.00-152.00

REPLACEMENT COWS: Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 925-1325 lbs 2nd-3rd stage 1600.00-1975.00. 7 yrs to short and solid 1200-1500 lbs 3rd stage 1425.00-1610.00 per head

350-400 lbs. 400-500 lbs. 500-600 lbs. 600-700 lbs. 700-800 lbs.

159.00-172.00 149.00-163.50 148.00-154.50 143.00-151.50 139.50-146.10

SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking and Boning (70-85% lean) 76.50-84.00, high dressing 84.00 -90.00. Lean (85-90%) 72.0078.00

COW & CALF PAIRS: Medium and SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield Large 1-2 4-8 yrs 925-1200 lbs rebred Grade 1-2 1200-2100 lbs, 95.00with 275-375 lbs calves 1925.00100.00 2285.00 per pair MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT Weekly Receipts: 0 Week ago: 800 Year ago: 800 Compared to last week, no confirmed live or dressed sales. LIVE STEERS & HEIFERS: Over 80% Choice 125.00 fob late last Friday

DRESSED STEERS & HEIFERS: No Sales GRADE AND WEIGHT (Grid): Choice 3 550-950 lbs 197.00 late last Friday

INTERIOR MISSOURI DIRECT HOGS Weekly Receipts: 2595 Week ago: 2138 Year ago: 3491 Compared to last week, barrows and gilts 2.00 to 5.00 lower. Sow cash prices steady to 1.00 lower. BARROWS AND GILTS: Base carcass meat price 81.0088.00, Weekly top Wed 89.00.

SOWS: 300-500 lbs. 60.00-65.00 Over 500 lbs. 66.00-67.00


MISSOURI WEEKLY DIRECT WEANER AND FEEDER PIG REPORT Receipts: 0 Compared to last week, no weaner or feeder pig sales were reported. Supply and demand moderate. Prices per head. Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights fob the farm 0% negotiated, no sales reported. Early weaned pigs 10 lb base weights, delivered 0% negotiated, no sales reported. No feeder pig sales reported.

WEEKLY COMMODITY GRAIN FUTURES TRENDS Compared to last Friday: Soybeans .26 to .59 higher , Wheat .06 to .09 higher, Corn unchanged to .12 higher, KC Wheat .05 to .10 higher, Soybean Meal 3.80 to 35.00 higher. Daily Grain Futures Closes Mon.

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

Meat Meal

Wheat Middlings

Kansas City 505.80

382.50

457.50

147.50

St. Louis

369.50

450.00

140.00

Area

Soybean Meal 48% Solvent

546.00

Mexico—Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards 08/29/2013 Receipts: 400 Week Ago: 737 Last Year: 711 All Prices per cwt. SHEEP Slaughter Lambs: Choice few Prime 2-3 50-70 lbs 116.00120.00; 70-80 lbs 111.00-118.00; lot 91 lbs 108.00; few pkgs 100-135 lbs 97.00-104.50. Feeder Lamb: Small and Medium 1-2 hair two pkgs 32-36 lbs 110.00-116.00; pkg 43 lbs 99.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1 -3 few 105-155 lbs 30.00-40.00; few 200-215 lbs 38.00-41.00. GOATS Slaughter Kids: Selection 1-2 48-54 lbs 154.00-160.00. Selection 2-3 5065 lbs 146.00-156.00, few 40-47 lbs 116.00-136.00. Feeder Kids: Selection 1-2 35-40 lbs 110.00-122.00, pkg 42 lbs 138.00. Selection 3 20-40 lbs 96.00-106.00. Nannies: Selection 1-3 95-175 lbs 79.00-89.00. Replacement Nannies: Selection 1-2 few 120-170 lbs 86.00-92.00, two pkgs fancy 95-115 lbs 128.00-131.00. Billies: Selection 1-3 few 110-200 lbs 97.00-106.00. Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Dairy Special 08/27/2013 Receipts: 654 Last Month: 376 Year Ago: 632 Springer heifers bred 7-9 months: Supreme 1300.00-1525.00, ind Jersey 1210.00 Approved 1125.00-1350.00, Crossbreds 1070.00-1150.00, Jerseys 1100.00-1175.00 Medium 925.00-1125.00. Heifers bred 3-6 months: Supreme 1300.00-1510.00 Approved 1175.00-1300.00 Medium 935.00-1075.00. Open Heifers: Approved 400-445 lbs Jerseys 500.00550.00 450-500 lbs 510.00-575.00 500-555 lbs 560.00-625.00, 500-600 lbs Crossbreds 650.00-685.00 pkg 605 lbs 660.00, 720 lbs 800.00, pkg Crossbreds 713 lbs 770.00 830-860 lbs 880.00-900.00 Medium 400-450 lbs 400.00-480.00 500-530 lbs 500.00-570.00, Replacement Cows: Fresh: Approved 1275.00-1350.00, ind 1490.00 Medium 1000.00-1225. Milking Cows: Approved 1270.00-1375.00, ind Jersey 985.00 Medium 1000.00-1250.00, Crossbreds 1040.00-1150.00, couple Jerseys 725.00835. Springer Cows: Approved 1175.00-1400.00 Medium 900.001200.00, Crossbreds 900.00-1000.00 Baby Calves: Holstein heifers 155.00-180.00, Holstein bulls 145.00-210.00. Buffalo Livestock Market Monthly Sheep and Goat Sake 8/27/2013 Receipts: 788 Last Month: 876 Year ago: 1386 Sheep: Slaughter Lambs: Choice and Prime 2-3 60-70 lbs 81.00-101.00; 80-100 lbs 90.00-105.00;133-180 lbs 90.00-100.00. hair 70-80 lbs 90.00 -119.00; 80-100 lbs 90.00-104.00; 115-125 lbs 70.00-112.00. Feeder/ Stocker Lambs: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 30-40 lbs 90.00-100.00; 40 -50 lbs 80.00-126.00; 50-60 lbs 92.00-132.50; 60-70 lbs 93.00-123.00. Slaughter Ewes: Utility and Good 1-2 few 105-120 lbs 21.00-35.00;hair 85-105 lbs 53.00-85.00. Slaughter Bucks: hair few 125-170 lbs 50.0054.00. Replacement classes: Ewes: Medium and Large 1-2 hair 104-130 lbs 60.00-85.00; ewe lambs 60-70 lbs 129.00-130.00; 100-135 lbs 125.00-126.00. Goats: Slaughter Classes: Kids: Selection 1 40-50 lbs 150.00-165.00; 50-60 lbs 150.00-161.00; 60-70 lbs 150.00-165.00; 8090 lbs 145.00-150.00. Selection 2 50-60 125.00-137.50; 60-70 lbs 115.00-139.00. Does/Nannies: Selection 1-2 79-126 lbs 56.00-85.00. Selection 3 65-100 lbs 55.00-75.00; thin and poor 50-65 lbs 47.0061.00. Billies: Selection 1-2 85-155 lbs 90.00-101.00. Selection 370-95 lbs 90.00-115.00. Replacement Nannies: Selection 1-2 85-165 lbs 82.50-97.50. Stocker/Feeder Kids: Selection 2 30-40 lbs 155.00-167.50. Selection 3 20-30 lbs 90.00-115.00; 30-40 lbs 75.00-121.00; 40-70 lbs 82.00-117.50

Soybeans Sep Nov Jan Mar May

Tues.

1427 3/4 1389 1/2 1387 1353 1318 3/4

Wed.

Thu.

1414 1433 1430 1370 1372 3/4 1368 1/2 1365 1/2 1368 1/2 1364 3/4 1335 3/4 1346 1338 3/4 1307 3/4 1319 1/2 1309

Fri. 1424 1357 1/4 1354 3/4 1334 1/4 1311 3/4

Wheat Sep Dec Mar May Jul

654 3/4 666 3/4 678 3/4 685 3/4 680 1/2

650 3/4 663 3/4 675 1/2 682 3/4 677

646 1/2 659 1/2 671 1/2 678 3/4 672 1/2

641 1/4 654 1/4 665 3/4 673 666 1/4

643 1/4 654 665 1/2 672 3/4 666 1/2

Corn Sep Dec Mar May Jul

515 3/4 500 1/2 512 1/2 520 525

499 3/4 486 1/4 498 3/4 506 1/4 511 1/2

604 1/4 480 3/4 493 1/2 501 506 3/4

497 1/4 481 1/2 494 1/2 502 507 1/2

495 482 494 1/2 502 1/2 508 3/4

KC Wheat Sep Dec Mar May Jul

708 1/4 713 1/4 722 725 3/4 715

707 1/4 711 718 1/2 723 1/4 713 1/4

706 1/4 710 1/4 717 3/4 722 1/2 713 1/4

701 703 1/4 710 3/4 715 1/4 704 1/2

700 3/4 703 1/4 711 715 3/4 707 3/4

SB Meal Sep Oct Dec Jan Mar

458.60 438.30 436.70 435.00 420.40

455.90 432.80 430.40 427.30 413.50

463.30 432.20 429.30 427.20 416.50

467.40 433.90 430.10 427.70 416.00

468.20 428.40 423.70 422.00 413.50

WEEKLY COMMODITY FUTURES TREND Compared to last Friday: Live Cattle .10 to 1.25 higher, except Aug .40 lower, Lean Hogs 1.35 to 2.52 higher, Feeder Cattle .10 to .40 higher. Daily Futures Closes Mon. Cattle Aug Oct Dec Feb Apr

Tues.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

123.40 127.15 130.17 131.57 132.82

122.95 126.72 129.77 131.20 132.57

123.30 126.92 129.92 131.57 132.82

123.55 126.97 130.25 131.80 133.00

122.70 126.80 130.47 131.65 132.72

86.02 83.07 85.20 85.45 89.10

86.57 83.55 85.47 85.80 89.55

86.05 83.15 85.07 85.25 89.55

87.32 84.30 86.07 85.90 90.00

87.62 84.75 86.50 86.00 90.00

Fdr Cat Aug Sep Oct Nov Jan

154.40 154.12 155.85 156.75 155.62

154.72 155.27 156.95 157.85 156.82

154.72 155.92 157.62 158.62 157.60

155.05 156.22 158.00 158.77 157.80

——— 156.92 158.95 159.72 158.60

Milk Aug Sep Oct

17.89 17.59 18.14

17.89 17.67 17.92

17.89 17.79 18.05

17.90 17.62 17.71

17.89 17.83 18.19

Lean Hogs Oct Dec Feb Apr May

By-Product Feed Prices Alfalfa Pellets 17%, Centerview, MO 330.00; Corn Gluten Feed pelleted, Baring, MO 200.00; Distillers Grain Dried, Kansas City, MO 222.00; Soy Hulls Mexico, MO 155.00. 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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August 30, 2013

Crop Progress and Condition Week Ending August 25, 2013

MISSOURI GRAIN WEEKLY TRENDS Weekly Trends: Soybeans .19 to .98 higher, Wheat .08 to .14 higher, Corn unchanged to .40 higher, Grain Sorghum .22 to .62 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

14.78 15.40 15.11 15.13 15.19 15.08

6.30-6.35 6.50-6.55 6.46-6.51 6.42-6.47 6.36-6.41 6.38-6.43

5.81-5.82 6.01-6.02 5.85-5.86 5.90-5.94 5.87 5.85

8.39 8.95 8.68 8.59 8.61 8.61

St. Louis Friday** Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

14.03-14.11 14.64-14.72 14.53-14.79 14.52-14.81 14.47-15.20 14.47-15.09

6.24 6.44 6.38 6.34 6.36 6.38

5.74-5.75 5.94-6.35 5.72-6.19 5.77-6.24 5.77 5.75-6.15

8.77 9.57 9.05 9.37 9.03 9.39

Central Friday** 14.38-14.48 6.15-6.20 5.96-6.16 Monday 14.90-15.00 6.35-6.40 6.06-6.16 Tuesday 14.71-14.81 6.31-6.36 5.80-5.90 Wednesday 14.73-14.83 6.27-6.34 5.84-5.94 Thursday 14.69-14.79 6.21-6.26 5.71-5.87 Friday 14.58-14.78 6.23-6.29 5.75-5.85 S.E. MO Friday** 12.50-14.03 5.94-6.23 4.59-5.11 Monday 13.11-14.40 6.20-6.40 4.79-5.26 Tuesday 13.90-14.21 6.19-6.30 4.66-4.95 Wednesday 12.94-14.23 6.12-6.26 4.67-5.14 Thursday 12.90-14.19 6.06-6.35 4.60-5.02 Friday 12.79-14.08 6.09-6.35 4.58-4.98 (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 n/a 8.69 8.46 8.46 8.48 8.35

Agricultural Summary Normal temperatures returned across the state. Crop conditions in some areas continued to decline due to the dry conditions and warmer temperatures. There were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supply was 19 percent very short, 38 percent short, 42 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Topsoil rated adequate and surplus declined 16 points last week. The northern 3 districts were rated 85 percent or more short and very short. Subsoil moisture supply was 15 percent very short, 28 percent short, 56 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Field Crops Report Eighty-five percent of corn was in the dough stage, 22 days behind last year and 3 days behind normal (5year average). Corn dented was 49 percent complete, 27 days behind last year and 9 days behind normal. Corn mature was 6 percent, 29 days behind last year and 17 days behind normal. Corn condition was 5 percent very poor, 15 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 38 percent good, and 7 percent excellent. Soybeans blooming were 90 percent complete, 15 days behind last year and 4 days behind normal. Soybeans setting pods was 65 percent complete, 11 days behind last year and 5 days behind normal. Soybeans turning color were reported in the northwest, northeast, southcentral and southeast districts. Soybean condition was 5 percent very poor, 14 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 39 percent good, and 6 percent excellent. Sorghum headed was 83 percent complete, 10 days behind last year and 4 days behind normal. Twenty-seven percent of sorghum was turning color and beyond, 13 days behind last year and 8 days behind normal. Sorghum mature was 1 percent, 15 days behind last year and 11 days behind normal. Sorghum condition was 2 percent very poor, 7 percent poor, 38 percent fair, 49 percent good, and 4 percent excellent. Alfalfa hay 3rd cutting was 75 percent, 11 days ahead of last year and 2 days ahead of normal. Pasture & Livestock Pasture conditions were 4 percent very poor, 11 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 38 percent good, and 11 percent excellent. Supply of hay and other roughages was 6 percent short, 82 percent adequate and 12 percent surplus. Some producers in the north-central district are feeding hay since the pastures have dried up. Stock water supplies were 2 percent very short, 8 percent short, 85 percent adequate and 5 percent surplus.

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Missouri Department of Agriculture Weekly Market Summary for August 30, 2013

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