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8/27/2014 7:45 AM
By Associated Press

COLUMBIA, SC Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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
BEANS: VL Approx. 27 lb sks Lima Speckled 20.00-22.00
Lima Green 20.00
CABBAGE: VL 50 lb sks Green type Large 12.00
CANTALOUPES: VL per melon Athena Lge/Xlge 1.50-2.00
CILANTRO: VL ctns bnchd 30s 14.00
CORN,SWEET VL 4 dz crts Yellow/Bi-Color 14.00
White 15.00
VL 5 dz sks Bi-Color 15.00
CUCUMBERS: VL 1 1/9 bucrts Pickles Sml-Med 26.00-28.00
1 1/9 buctns Long Greens Select 14.00
1/2 bubskts Pickles Med-Lge 12.00
DILL WEED: VL 3/4 buctns bnchd 24s 16.00
EGGPLANT: F 1 1/9 buctns/crts Medium/White/Striped 15.00
Large 11.00
F 1/2 bubskts Medium 8.00-12.00
VL Neon type 8.00-10.00
GRAPES: F 1/2 bubskts Scuppernongs 28.00
Muscadines 25.00-30.00
VL 20 lb ctns Scuppernongs 20.00
GREENS: VL dz bnchs Collards 18.00
1.35 buctns bnchd Kale 24s 12.00
HONEYDEW: VL per melon Extra Large 2.00
OKRA: F 1/2 bubskts Sml-Med 16.00-22.00
VL Large 10.00
ONIONS, GREEN: VL 2 dz bnchs Med 9.00
4 dz bnchs Sml 14.00
PEACHES: M 1/2 bubskts Yellow Flesh 18.00-22.00
L White Flesh 20.00-21.00
L 1/2 buctns/bskts Fair Quality 13.00-14.00
PEANUTS: F bucrts Green Red Skin 38.00
Bucrts/sks Green Jumbo 38.00-40.00
VL 1/2 bubskts Green Jumbo 20.00
PEAS,OTHER: F Approx. 27 lb sks Pinkeye 18.00
Purple Hull 18.00-22.00
Dixie Lee 20.00-22.00
1/2 bubsksts Purple Hull 10.00-15.00
VL 8 lb bags Shelled Fresh 23.00-25.00
Shelled Frozen 18.00-23.00
PEPPERS,BELL: VL ctns/place pack Green 48s 20.00-22.00
1 1/9 buctns Green irreg. size 12.00-13.00
Green Large 15.00
PEPPERS,OTHER: F 1/2 buctns Banana Hot 12.00-15.00
VL Serrano Green/Red 12.00
Banana Sweet 9.00
Cubanelle 10.00
F Finger Hot 15.00-20.00
Jalapeno 10.00-12.00
F 1 1/9 buctns Jalapeno 18.00-20.00
SQUASH: F 3/4 buctn Crookneck Small 16.00-20.00
Medium 12.00-14.00
Large 10.00
1/2 buctn Zucchini Small 14.00-16.00
Medium 12.00-14.00
Crookneck Medium 12.00
SWEET POTATOES: VL 1/2 bubskts Orange Flesh Jumbo 12.00
40 lb ctns Orange Flesh
Good Quality Med 22.00-23.00
Fair Quality Sml 18.00
Jumbo 20.00
TOMATOES: M 25 lb ctns Vine Ripe Turning Red
Exlge & Jumbo 12.00-14.00
Medium & Large 12.00-14.00
Red All Sizes 10.00-12.00
Green All Sizes 13.00-16.00
VL Yellow 18.00-20.00
TOMATOES,PLUM: VL 25 lb ctns Roma type Lge 13.00
Medium 12.00
WATERMELONS: F per melon Red Flesh Seeded
15-18 lbs 1.50
20-28 lbs 2.00
28-32 lbs 2.50-3.50
33 lbs & up 3.50-4.50
Yellow Flesh
15-20 lbs 2.00-3.00
Red Flesh Seedless
8-12 lbs .75-1.00
15-18 lbs 2.00
VL 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seeded
28s 80.00
35s 80.00
MISC:
DEER CORN: VL busks Cob type 7.00-8.00
*****OUT OF STATE PRODUCE SOLD UNDER SHEDS (Buying Wholesale)************
APPLES: VL buctns Ginger Gold 16.00-18.00
Golden Delicious 22.00
Gold Supreme/Mutzu/Gala 20.00
Honeycrisp 31.00
Winesap 16.00-20.00
1/2 buctns Gala 12.00
2 layer ctns Braeburn NZ 50ct 15.00
BANANAS: VL 40 lb ctns #1 17.00
#2 14.00
BEANS: VL bucrts Snap NC 21.00
Cranberry type TN 28.00
Approx. 27 lb sks Lima Speckled TN 20.00-22.00
Lima Green TN 20.00
8 lb bags Shelled Fresh 25.00
Shelled Frozen 18.00
BEETS: VL ctns bnchd Red type 12s OH 20.00
25 lb sks Red type Topped OH 15.00
CABBAGE: VL 50 lb ctns Green Type Medium 14.00
Red Type 16.00-18.00
55-60 lb sks Green type Large 10.00
CARROTS: VL 50 lb sks Jumbo MX 16.00
CELERY: VL ctns 2 1/2 & 3 dozen MI/OH 20.00
GRAPES: VL 20 lb ctns Scuppernong 30.00
19 lb cntrs Black Seedless 28.00
Red Globe 23.00
GREENS: VL 1 1/9 buctns lse Turnip Tops/Mustard 12.00
OKRA: VL 1/2 bubskts Sml-Med 13.00-20.00
ONIONS,DRY: VL 50 lb sks Yellow Jumbo 20.00
White Jumbo 25.00
16 3-lb sks Yellow Medium 20.00-23.00
25 lb sks Red Jumbo 15.00-18.00
Vidalia District
50 lb sks Jumbo 26.00-30.00
Medium 26.00
25 lb sks Jumbo 16.00
10-5 lb sks Jumbo 29.00
8-5 lb sks Jumbo 26.00
16 3-lb sks Small-Medium 22.00
40 lb ctns Jumbo 25.00
PARSLEY: VL ctns bnchd Flat type 60s 25.00
PEPPERS,BELL: VL 1 1/9 buctns Red type 25.00
Green Lge-Xlge 12.00
PEAS,OTHER: VL 8 lb bags Shelled Fresh 25.00
Shelled Frozen 18.00
PEACHES: VL 1/2 buctns Yellow Flesh Fair Qual. 13.00
PINEAPPLES: VL 1 layer ctns Golden Ripe 7s 14.00-15.00
PLUMS: VL 28 lb ctns Black Fair Quality 24.00
Red Fair Quality 24.00
RADISHES: VL 30 6-oz/14 1-lb Red type MI 11.00-11.50
40 lb flmbgs Red type MI 25.00
SQUASH: VL 3/4 buctns Yellow Crookneck Sml 22.00
Medium 14.00
SWEET POTATOES: VL 40 lb ctns Fair Quality 16.00-24.00
TOMATOES: F 25 lb ctns Vine Ripe Light Red-Red
Exlge & Jumbo 12.00-14.00
Large 12.00
Red 10.00-11.00
VL Green Xlge 12.00-16.00
VL 10 lb ctns Heirloom types 14.00
TOMATOES,GRAPE: VL 12 1-pt cntrs Red type 13.00
20 lb ctns Red type 20.00
TOMATOES,PLUM: VL 25 lb ctns Roma type Lge/Xlge 12.00
TURNIPS: VL 25 lb filmbgs Purple Top Med-Lge MI 12.00
WATERMELONS: VL per melon Red Flesh Seeded
22-26 lbs 2.00-3.00
28-32 lbs 3.50-4.00
Red Flesh Seedless
15-20 lbs 2.00-2.50
20-24 lbs 3.00
24-26 lbs 3.00-3.50
VL 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless
36s 120.00
45s 120.00
60s 120.00
Remarks: These items also available Rice, Cheese, Eggs, Honey, Sliced
Meats, Butter, Flowers, Jams, Ciders, Plants, Trees, etc
Web site www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/CA—FV001.TXT
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