Virginia Market News Service weekly ag brief

Published 4:25 pm Friday, October 27, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, Oct. 20:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 9.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 5.00 to 25.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 2.00 to 6.00 higher. Wheat new crop .12 higher. Corn mostly .09 higher. Soybeans mostly .25 to .31 higher, new crop .26 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. 200.00-273.00, average 258.31

500-600 lbs. 181.00-270.00, average 248.44

600-700 lbs. 140.00-263.00, average 239.37

700-800 lbs. 162.50-252.00, average 220.43

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. 162.50-250.00, average 224.84

500-600 lbs. 100.00-229.25, average 218.56

600-700 lbs. 125.00-237.50, average 216.72

700-800 lbs. 177.50-220.00, average 198.22

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1,200 lbs., 57.00-95.00, average 82.09

Breakers, 1,200-1,600 lbs., 73.00-101.00, average 86.93

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.48; Middle Peninsula new crop 6.33; Norfolk new crop 5.98; Roanoke 5.94, new crop 6.88

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.10; Harrisonburg 5.50-5.75; Middle Peninsula 4.45; Norfolk 4.85; Richmond-Petersburg 4.65; Wakefield 4.35-4.85

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.66-12.76; Harrisonburg 12.20, new crop 12.46; Middle Peninsula 12.71; Norfolk 12.96-13.26; Richmond-Petersburg 13.01, new crop 13.06; Wakefield 12.76-13.11

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.