Virginia Market News Service weekly ag brief — Jan. 26

Published 1:37 pm Friday, January 26, 2024

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, Jan. 26:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 5.00 to 24.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales no trend due to weather-related light trading. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 6.00 lower. Wheat .26 higher, new crop .24 higher. Corn mostly .08 higher, new crop .05 higher. Soybeans mostly .09 higher, new crop .05 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. 242.50-286.00, average 268.38

500-600 lbs. 185.00-285.00, average 265.14

600-700 lbs. 206.00-261.00, average 242.11

700-800 lbs. 187.50-226.00, average 216.78

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. 187.50-227.00, average 219.94

500-600 lbs. 130.00-219.00, average 211.34

600-700 lbs. 130.00-207.00, average 193.60

700-800 lbs. 152.50-191.00, average 175.26

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1,200 lbs., 76.00-109.00, average 94.10

Breakers, 1,200-1,600 lbs., 80.00-110.00, average 95.82

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.33; Middle Peninsula 5.32; Norfolk new crop 5.78; Roanoke 6.22, new crop 6.68

Corn

Eastern Shore 4.42, new crop 4.76; Harrisonburg 5.05-5.27; Middle Peninsula 3.72; Norfolk 4.32-4.62, new crop 4.91; Richmond-Petersburg 4.17, new crop 4.86; Wakefield new crop 4.91-5.11

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 11.73-11.83, new crop 11.26-11.36; Harrisonburg 11.25; Middle Peninsula 11.73; Norfolk 12.43, new crop 12.06; Richmond-Petersburg 11.83; Wakefield 11.78-12.23, new crop 11.46-11.86

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.