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C-10 THE REPUBLICAN, OAKLAND, MARYLAND – THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015

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Prices as of April 7:

Western Maryland Cash Grain & Hay Prices

Cash Grain Prices:

#2 Shelled Corn, $4.16/bu.; #2 Soy-

beans, $9.32/bu.; #2Wheat, $5.13/bu.; #3 Barley, $2.20/bu.

Hay & Straw Prices – New Holland, Pa.:

Alfalfa, $175-

350/ton; Mixed Hay, $125-420/ton; Timothy, $200-290/ton;

Grass, $135-390/ton; Straw, $120-205/ton.

Winchester, Va. – Stocker-Feeder Cattle ($/100 wt.):

Steers: (300-400 lbs.), $265-323; (400-500 lbs.), $237.50-

308; (500-600 lbs.), $247.50-299; (600-700 lbs.), $205-245;

(700-800), $190-212; (800-900 lbs.), $187; (900-1,000 lbs.),

$160. Heifers: (300-400 lbs.), $215-274; (400-500 lbs.),

$197.50-260; (500-600 lbs.) $212-231; (600-700 lbs.), $173-

208.50; (700-800 lbs.), $165-187; (800-900 lbs.), $161-170.

Slaughter Cattle - Westminster

Breakers, $93-125; High Yield, $101; Boners, $73-95;

Lean, $65-88.

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University of Maryland Extension (UME) provides edu-

cational programs and problem-solving assistance related to

agriculture, natural resources, nutrition, finance, 4-H, and

youth development. For more information, persons may call

the local office at 301-334-6960 or go to the website at exten-

sion.umd.edu/garrett-county.

University of Maryland Extension programs are open to

all citizens without regard to race, age, color, sexual orienta-

tion, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national

origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation,

and gender identity or expression.

ALL YOUNG WOMEN whose parents are Maryland Farm Bureau members are

invited to participate in a local contest at the Garrett County Farm Bureau Spring

Banquet on Monday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bittinger Mennonite Church. The

purpose of the contest is to find young women with an agricultural background to

serve as leaders who will promote the agricultural industry and the Farm Bureau

organization thoughout the year and in the future. Pictured above is Katelyn Gnegy,

a former Garrett County Farm Bureau Miss Maryland, with her parents, Dan and Mary

Gnegy of Oakland. Young women who are involved in agriculture and are between the

ages of 16 and 19 (not to be 20 prior to Aug. 22) are invited to contact Arlene Lantz

at

alantz.4h@gmail.com

or evenings at 301-334-4121 to get more information and an

application. All applications are due to Lantz by Thursday, April 16.

FRIEND'S

STOCKYARD INC.

Market report for Mon-

day, April 6, 2015.

Stock Steers and Bulls,

(200 to 500 lbs), $175-285;

(500 to 850 lbs), $150-240.

Stock Heifers, $90-230.

Slaughter Steers, good

to choice, $154.25-161.75;

medium to good, $145-157.

Holstein Steers, good to

choice, $105-133; light, $80-

120.

Slaughter Heifers, good to

choice, $152-161; medium to

good, $110-137.

Bulls, heavy, $100-140;

light, $80-126. Cows, util-

ity, $95-120; commercial to

good, $91-108; culls, $85 and

down. Veals, good to choice,

$75-130; medium to good,

$45-74; Bob Calves, $50 and

down.

Holstein Bull Calves, re-

turn to farm (85-120 lbs.),

up to $520. Holstein Heifer

Calves, return to farm (85-

120 lbs.), up to $260. Beef

Cross Calves, return to farm,

up to $300.

Hogs, up to $70. Sows,

$35-55.

Lambs, up to $250. Goats,

by head, $35-155.

Livestock prices are all

given per hundredweight.

GRANTSVILLE

STOCKYARDS

Market report for Satur-

day, April 4, 2015.

Stock Steers and Bulls

(200-500 lbs.), up to $280;

Stock Heifers (200-500 lbs.),

up to $245. Slaughter Steers,

good to choice, no price; me-

dium to good, up to $137.

Holstein Steers, good, up

to $135; light, up to $145.

Slaughter Heifers, good to

choice, up to $155; medium

to good, up to $130.

Bulls, heavy, $120-130;

light, $80-141;

Cows, utility, $82-108.50;

canners, $70-88; culls, $65

and down. Bob Calves, $60

and down. Holstein Bull

Calves, return to farm (90-

120 lbs.), up to $350. Hol-

stein Heifer Calves, return to

farm, up to $310. Beef Cross

Calves, up to $450.

Hogs, top quality, up to

$64; heavy, up to $63; light,

$60-65. Feeder Pigs, by head,

up to $107.50. Sows, up to

$50. Male Hogs, $8-25.

Lambs (70-85 lbs.), up

to $230; (85-125 lbs.), up

to $215; (30-60 lbs.), up to

$280. Sheep, up to $105.

Goats, large, by head,

$100-250; medium, by head,

$50-90; small, by head, $10-

60; kids, by head, $5-55.

Livestock prices are all

given per hundredweight.

NORTH GARRETT FFA MEMBERS recently competed in regional events at Clear

Spring High School, and many are advancing to state competitions. Students entered

the following: FFA creed speaking, prepared public speaking, extemporaneous public

speaking, and agriculture mechanics. Many of the students were in the top placings in

their respective competitions. Pictured above in the front row, from left, are Sara Carr,

second place creed speaking; Matia McCrobie, agriculture mechanics team member;

Kaley Hare, first place extemporaneous speaking; Carly Sisler, bronze medal in senior

division prepared public speaking; and Andrea House, fourth place junior division

public speaking. In the second row are Alana Harman, silver medal creed speaking;

Bethany Meyers, fourth place senior division prepared public speaking; and Dakota

Moreland, Eric Bittinger,

and Collin Fratz, members

of the agriculture mechan-

ics team. Sara, Kaley, An-

drea, and Bethany will ad-

vance to the Maryland State

FFA Convention in June

to compete against other

speakers from across the

state. The agriculture me-

chanics team will advance

to the state agriculture

mechanics competition this

month.