Ag trends announced: Aug. 25

Published 8:12 am Sunday, September 3, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on August 25: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 2.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 2.00 to 16.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 5.00 lower. Wheat .14 higher, new crop .17 higher. Corn mostly .02 higher, new crop .02 higher. Soybeans mostly .42 higher, new crop .42 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 197.50- 277.00, average 248.02

500-600 lbs 210.00- 259.00, average 237.73

600-700 lbs 212.50- 247.00, average 229.03

700-800 lbs 192.50- 235.00, average 219.63

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 188.00- 231.00, average 217.25

500-600 lbs 186.00- 236.00, average 211.46

600-700 lbs 180.00- 229.00, average 201.27

700-800 lbs 135.00- 208.00, average 190.95

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 82.00-110.00, average 99.03

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-117.00, average 97.47

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 5.04; Middle Peninsula 6.04, new crop 6.66; Norfolk 5.29, new crop 6.31; Roanoke 6.34, new crop 6.71

CORN

Eastern Shore new crop 4.93; Harrisonburg 6.00, new crop 5.58- 5.68; Middle Peninsula new crop 4.48; Norfolk 5.18, new crop 4.88- 5.18; Richmond-Petersburg 4.78, new crop 4.78; Wakefield 5.03, new crop 4.58-5.03

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 13.22-13.32; Harrisonburg 13.00, new crop 13.02; Middle Peninsula 13.22; Norfolk 13.82, new crop 13.62- 13.82; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 13.47-13.62; Wakefield 13.72, new crop 13.42- 13.67

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.