Commodity price trends

Published 3:13 pm Thursday, November 10, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on November 4:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 7.00 lower to 6.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, ranging 4.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 6.00 lower. Wheat .02 higher, new crop .02 higher. Corn mostly .03 lower. Soybeans mostly .45 to .55 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 160.00-192.00, average 179.72

500-600 lbs 109.00-179.00, average 168.09

600-700 lbs 125.00-176.00, average 164.23

700-800 lbs 123.00-162.00, average 151.67

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 102.50-157.50, average 142.15

500-600 lbs 101.00-146.50, average 138.83

600-700 lbs 110.00-142.00, average 133.05

700-800 lbs 106.00-131.00, average 124.68

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 41.00-81.00, average 63.34

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 55.00-68.00, average 62.32

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 7.31, new crop 7.71; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.46; Norfolk new crop 8.26; Roanoke 9.16, new crop 8.61; Wakefield new crop 8.11

CORN

Eastern Shore 6.49; Harrisonburg 7.39-7.54; Norfolk 6.79; Richmond-Petersburg 6.84; Wakefield 6.54-7.39

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.