Commodity trends announced

Published 6:36 pm Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on February 4:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 9.00 higher, with heavy cattle trading 5.00 to 7.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 5.00 to 15.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 7.00 lower. Wheat .025 lower, new crop 0.22 lower. Corn 0.08 lower, new crop 0.01 higher. Soybeans mostly 0.96 higher, new crop 0.55 higher. 

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   176.00-199.00, average 191.18

500-600 lbs   166.00-187.00, average 177.13

600-700 lbs   140.00-173.00, average 158.88

700-800 lbs   139.00-160.00, average 149.86

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   140.00-155.75, average 151.12

500-600 lbs   121.00-155.00, average 148.87

600-700 lbs   111.00-147.00, average 138.34

700-800 lbs   111.00-134.00, average 129.71

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 43.00-81.00, average 69.51

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 62.00-88.00, average 70.83

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.07, new crop 6.77; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.32; Norfolk new crop 7.42; Roanoke 7.77, new crop 7.87; Wakefield new crop 7.42

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.42, new crop 5.78; Harrisonburg 6.92-7.02; Middle Peninsula new crop 5.48; Norfolk 6.37, new crop 5.68; Richmond-Petersburg 6.47; Wakefield 6.17-6.72, new crop 5.98

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 15.09-15.14; Harrisonburg 14.49; Middle Peninsula new crop 13.53; Norfolk 15.64, new crop 13.83-13.93; Wakefield 15.34, new crop 13.83

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.