Virginia Market News Service weekly ag brief

Published 12:45 pm Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, Oct. 13:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 2.00 to 11.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales are mostly 12.00 to 21.00 higher. Slaughter cows are mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Wheat new crop .06 lower. Corn was mostly steady to .07 lower. Soybeans were mostly .04 to .15 higher, and new crop .09 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. 195.00-270.00, average 256.78

500-600 lbs. 181.00-263.00, average 239.93

600-700 lbs. 180.00-245.00, average 230.47

700-800 lbs. 189.00-241.00, average 221.18

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. 160.00-239.00, average 224.01

500-600 lbs. 150.00-239.50, average 227.13

600-700 lbs. 160.00-238.00, average 207.61

700-800 lbs. 160.00-205.00, average 195.44

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1,200 lbs., 54.00-98.00, average 78.26

Breakers, 1,200-1,600 lbs., 76.00-99.00, average 88.48

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.36; Middle Peninsula new crop 6.21; Norfolk new crop 5.86; Roanoke 5.72, new crop 6.76

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.01; Harrisonburg 5.45-5.66; Middle Peninsula 4.56; Norfolk 4.76; Richmond-Petersburg 4.56; Wakefield 4.26

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.40-12.50; Harrisonburg 11.95, new crop 12.20; Middle Peninsula 12.70; Norfolk 12.70-13.00; Richmond-Petersburg 12.70, new crop 12.80; Wakefield 12.50-12.85

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.