Virginia agriculture market trends: June 9

Published 5:36 pm Thursday, June 15, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 9: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 2.00 lower to 12.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 2.00 to 11.00 higher. Slaughter cows uneven, mostly 1.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Wheat mostly .15 higher. Corn mostly .03 to .17 higher, new crop .03 higher. Soybeans mostly .20 to .33 higher, new crop .20 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 181.00-270.00, average 250.98

500-600 lbs 160.00-267.50, average 245.53

600-700 lbs 205.00-262.00, average 239.09

700-800 lbs 185.00-230.00, average 213.81

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 143.00-235.00, average 227.92

500-600 lbs 165.50-230.50, average 211.98

600-700 lbs 140.00-211.00, average 192.28

700-800 lbs 165.00-198.50, average 181.72

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 74.00-117.00, average 95.73

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 91.00-113.00, average 99.10

CORN

Eastern Shore 5.95, new crop 5.38; Harrisonburg 6.79-6.89, new crop 6.03-6.13; Middle Peninsula 6.10, new crop 5.03; Norfolk 6.50, new crop 5.24-5.63; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 5.23; Wakefield 5.33-5.68, new crop 5.53-5.68

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 13.33-13.43, new crop 11.39-11.49; Harrisonburg 12.85; Middle Peninsula 13.68, new crop 11.39; Norfolk 13.59, new crop 11.79-11.99; Richmond-Petersburg 13.38, new crop 11.59-11.84; Wakefield 13.29-13.39, new crop 11.79-11.89

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 5.36; Middle Peninsula 6.11; Norfolk 5.99; Roanoke 6.51; Wakefield 6.01

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.