Commodity pricing announced

Published 9:22 am Thursday, November 4, 2021

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 29:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, with steers trending 12.00 to 15.00 lower and heifers 1.00 to 4.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 5.00 higher. Wheat .32 higher, new crop .32 higher. Corn mostly .31 higher. Soybeans mostly .10 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   132.50-182.00, average 164.22

500-600 lbs   132.00-172.00, average 155.25

600-700 lbs   120.00-169.00, average 143.02

700-800 lbs   100.00-151.00, average 136.16

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs     95.00-138.50, average 128.93

500-600 lbs   110.00-136.00, average 122.57

600-700 lbs   106.00-137.00, average 123.53

700-800 lbs   102.00-126.00, average 116.43

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 42.00-65.00, average 57.47

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 54.00-65.00, average 59.51

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.28, new crop 7.04; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.59; Norfolk new crop 7.69; Roanoke 7.98, new crop 8.14

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.73; Harrisonburg 6.23-6.36; Norfolk 5.73; Richmond-Petersburg 5.93; Wakefield 4.96-6.03

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 11.99; Harrisonburg 11.89-12.50; Norfolk 12.39-12.64; Richmond-Petersburg 12.24-12.44; Wakefield 12.34-12.64

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.