Commodity prices announced

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 15:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle unevenly steady, ranging 2.00 lower to 2.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 8.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 12.00 higher. Wheat 0.77 higher, new crop 0.73 to 0.74 higher. Corn mostly 0.34 higher, new crop 0.26 higher. Soybeans mostly 0.38 higher, new crop 0.36 higher. 

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   136.00-202.00, average 179.15

500-600 lbs   120.00-206.00, average 178.47

600-700 lbs   137.00-185.50, average 169.18

700-800 lbs   129.00-159.00, average 152.07

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   128.00-158.00, average 150.02

500-600 lbs   123.00-157.00, average 145.80

600-700 lbs   112.00-145.50, average 135.34

700-800 lbs   100.00-136.00, average 129.12

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 50.00-86.00, average 72.22

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 61.00-84.00, average 78.08

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 10.15; Middle Peninsula 10.81, new crop 10.71; Norfolk new crop 10.54; Roanoke 11.01, new crop 11.01; Wakefield new crop 10.44

Corn

Eastern Shore 7.49, new crop 7.30; Harrisonburg 8.24-8.44, new crop 8.00-8.10; Middle Peninsula 7.39, new crop 7.15; Norfolk 8.19, new crop 7.35-7.55; Wakefield 7.64, new crop 7.65

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 16.15-16.20; Harrisonburg 15.00; Middle Peninsula 16.25, new crop 14.62; Norfolk 17.05, new crop 14.92; Richmond-Petersburg 16.72, new crop 14.87; Wakefield 16.25-16.90, new crop 14.82-14.92

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.