Commodity prices announced

Published 10:38 am Friday, October 28, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends October 21:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 6.00 lower to 7.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 8.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 6.00 lower. Wheat .43 lower, new crop mostly .30 lower. Corn mostly .14 lower. Soybeans mostly .04 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 143.00- 201.00, average 181.94

500-600 lbs 124.00-189.00, average 169.91

600-700 lbs 129.00- 178.43, average 166.84

700-800 lbs 132.00-176.75, average 155.53

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 102.00-193.00, average 135.09

500-600 lbs 110.00-166.50, average 140.23

600-700 lbs 110.00- 160.75, average 134.95

700-800 lbs 120.00-131.00, average 123.32

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 55.00-82.00, average 67.65

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 55.00-75.00, average 67.13

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 7.39, new crop 7.77; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.52; Norfolk new crop 8.30; Roanoke 9.24, new crop 8.67; Wakefield new crop 8.17

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 13.42- 13.52; Harrisonburg 12.89; Middle Peninsula 13.47; Norfolk 13.92- 14.32; Richmond-Petersburg 13.92-13.97; Wakefield 13.92-14.02

CORN

Eastern Shore 6.64; Harrisonburg 7.34-7.59; Middle Peninsula 6.54; Norfolk 6.84; Richmond-Petersburg 6.89; Wakefield 6.59-7.29

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.