Commodity trends announced

Published 5:15 pm Thursday, September 29, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on September 23:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle steady to 8.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 2.00 to 6.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower. Wheat .66 higher, new crop mostly .53 higher. Corn mostly .10 higher. Soybeans mostly .05 higher, new crop .05 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 141.00- 200.00, average 183.71

500-600 lbs 136.00- 198.00, average 182.35

600-700 lbs 151.00- 192.00, average 172.53

700-800 lbs 110.00- 172.00, average 164.69

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 105.00- 169.00, average 155.95

500-600 lbs 116.00- 156.00, average 148.63

600-700 lbs 125.00- 160.00, average 144.12

700-800 lbs 91.00- 162.00, average 137.64

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 64.00-87.00, average 77.25

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-88.00, average 77.34

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 8.01, new crop 8.14; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.89; Norfolk new crop 8.61; Roanoke 9.16, new crop 9.04

CORN

Eastern Shore 6.78; Harrisonburg 7.48-7.53, new crop 7.53-7.63; Middle Peninsula 6.58; Norfolk 6.88-7.18; Richmond-Petersburg 6.93; Wakefield 6.88-6.93

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 14.07-14.17; Harrisonburg 13.96; Middle Peninsula 14.57, new crop 14.12; Norfolk 15.07, new crop 14.57-14.67; Richmond-Petersburg 14.42, new crop 14.42-14.62; Wakefield 14.62, new crop 14.57-14.62

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.