Ag trends announced

Published 4:54 pm Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on August 11:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle 2.00 to 27.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, ranging 8.00 lower to 21.00 higher. Slaughter cows uneven, ranging 3.00 lower to 7.00 higher. Wheat mostly .11 higher. Corn mostly steady to .02 higher, new crop .02 higher. Soybeans mostly .07 lower, new crop mostly .07 lower.

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 5.38; Middle Peninsula 6.38; Norfolk 5.63; Roanoke 6.68

CORN

Eastern Shore new crop 5.01; Harrisonburg 6.10, new crop 5.66- 5.76; Middle Peninsula 5.41, new crop 4.56; Norfolk 5.26, new crop 4.96-5.26; Richmond-Petersburg 4.86, new crop 4.86; Wakefield 5.11, new crop 4.66-5.11

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 211.00- 277.00, average 252.87

500-600 lbs 209.00- 270.00, average 239.01

600-700 lbs 182.00- 288.00, average 244.12

700-800 lbs 206.00- 261.00, average 242.27

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 140.00- 229.00, average 211.02

500-600 lbs 175.00- 235.00, average 210.20

600-700 lbs 175.00- 224.00, average 203.20

700-800 lbs 178.00- 216.00, average 203.95

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 75.00-119.00, average 99.40

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 91.00-115.00, average 103.22

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 12.68-12.78; Harrisonburg 13.10, new crop 12.48; Middle Peninsula 12.68; Norfolk 13.58, new crop 13.08-13.28; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 12.98-13.08; Wakefield 13.18, new crop 12.88-13.13

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.