BC-SC--Commodities, SC

3/31/2015 6:45 AM
By Associated Press

COLUMBIA, SC Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Farmers Market - Prices to Growers
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FARMERS MARKET
USDA-SCDA MARKET NEWS
CA—FV001
Columbia Farmers Market - Wholesale prices paid to Growers until 9:00
a.m. for South Carolina grown produce unless otherwise stated. Standard
cartons/crates. Farmers' pack not necessarily USDA grades. Prices
subject to change without notice.
Recorder number: (803)737-5900 Office:(803)737-4497
Internet http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CA—FV001.TXT
SIZES: jbo=jumbo, xlge=extra large, lge=large, med=medium sml=small
VOLUME SYMBOLS: TFQ = Supplies insufficient to quote prices,
VL=very light, F=few, L=light, M=moderate, H=heavy, VH=very heavy
COMMODITY VOL CONTAINERS VARIETY PRICES
BEETS: VL dz bchs Red type 18.00
CILANTRO: VL ctns bnchd 30s 10.00-14.00
DILL WEED: VL ctns bnchd 24s 16.00
GREENS: VL dz bnchs Mustard/Collards 18.00
Turnips/Rutabagas 18.00
1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 12.00
VL 1 1/9 buctns lse Turnip Tops/Mustard 12.00
Creasy type 12.00
ONIONS, GREEN: VL 4 dz bnchs Sml 17.00
2 dz bnchs Med 10.00
2 dz bnchs Sweet bulb type 18.00
dz bnchs Leeks 20.00
PARSLEY: VL ctns bnchd Flat type 60s 20.00
PECANS: VL per lb In-Shell 3.00
5 lb sks In-Shell 15.00
45 lb sks In-Shell 135.00
Per lb Shelled 9.00
RADISHES: VL ctns bnchd 24s 12.00
SPINACH: VL 1.29 bucrts Savoy type 16.00-18.00
TURNIPS: VL 25 lb filmbgs Purple Top Med-Lge 12.00
*****OUT OF STATE PRODUCE SOLD UNDER SHEDS (Buying Wholesale)************
APPLES: VL buctns Red Delicious/Rome 18.00
Golden Delicious 18.00
Fuji 18.00
Pink Lady 18.00
Tray pack Pink Lady 100s 18.00
12 3-lb flmbgs Granny Smith/Gala 18.00
AVOCADOS: VL 2 layer ctns Hass 60s Fair Quality 28.00
BEANS: VL bucrts KY type/Pole type 24.00
Snap type 18.00
BEETS: VL 25 lb sks Red type Topped 12.00-14.00
BROCCOLI: VL 20 lb ctns Crown Cut MX 20.00
CABBAGE: VL 50 lb ctns Green type Medium 12.00
CORN,SWEET: VL 4 dz crts Yellow/Bi-Color 16.00
White 16.00
CUCUMBERS: VL 1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Sel MX 22.00
Pickles Sml-Med MX 33.00-35.00
EGGPLANT: VL 1 1/9 buctns 24ct MX 15.00
GRAPES: VL 18 lb cntrs Red & White Seedless 15.00
Red Globe 25.00
GREENS: VL dz bnchs Collards 18.00
LETTUCE: VL ctns Iceberg 24s wrapped 15.00
ONIONS,DRY: VL 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 15.00
White Jumbo MX 22.00
25 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 12.00
16 3-lb sks Yellow Small-Medium 15.00
25 lb sks Red Jumbo 14.00
MANGOES: VL 1 layer flts Ataulfo MX 12s 8.00
Kent NI 9s 8.00
PAPAYA: VL 35 lb ctns Maradol 9s 25.00
PEARS: VL 4/5 buctns Bosc 80s 22.00
PEPPERS,BELL: VL 1 1/9 buctns Green type Large 13.00
Green Extra Large 15.00
Red Choice MX 20.00
PEPPERS,OTHER: VL 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno Xlge MX 24.00
Poblano lge 18.00
1/2 buctns Finger Hot/Banana Hot 15.00
Jalapeno 12.00
PINEAPPLES: VL 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe 7s 14.00
PLUMS: VL 2 layer ctns Red type 60s/52s 18.00
POTATOES: VL New Crop Florida
50 lb sks Red A type US 1 16.00
Red A type US 2 14.00
Red B type US 2 17.00
White A type US 2 17.00
White B type US 2 18.00
RADISHES: VL 30 6-oz/14 1-lb Red type FL 12.00
40 lb flmbgs Red type FL 24.00
SQUASH: VL 3/4 buctns Crookneck Small 18.00
Crookneck Medium 12.00-14.00
VL 1/2 buctns Zucchini Small 14.00
Medium 12.00
SWEET POTATOES: VL 40 lb ctns Orange type
Good Quality 15.00-18.00
Fair Quality 10.00-13.00
Jumbo 10.00-14.00
White type
Fair Quality med-lge 18.00
TOMATOES: F 25 lb ctns Vine Ripe Light Red-Red
Exlge & Jumbo 14.00-15.00
Medium & Large 12.00-14.00
Red 12.00-14.00
TOMATOES,CHERRY: VL 12 1-pt flts Red type 12.00
Heirloom type 21.00
TOMATOES,GRAPE: VL 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 12.00
20 lb ctns Red type 18.00
TOMATOES,PLUM: VL 25 lb ctns Roma type Xlge 20.00
WATERMELONS: VL per melon Red Flesh Seedless MX/HD
12-14 lbs 3.00
Red Flesh Seeded
16-20lbs 7.00
24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded 45s 225.00
Red Flesh Seedless 80s 225.00
CITRUS:
GRAPEFRUIT: F 4/5 buctns Red type 27s/48s 12.00-15.00
LEMONS: VL 7/10 buctns 165s Standard 31.00
115s Standard 30.00
ORANGES: VL 7/10 buctns Navel CA 113/72/56 20.00
Valencia MX 113s 20.00
TEMPLES: VL 4/5 buctns 80s 20.00
Remarks: These items also available Rice, Cheese, Eggs, Honey, Sliced
Meats, Butter, Flowers, Jams, Ciders, Plants, etc
Web site www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CA—FV001.TXT
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