Ag trends announced: Sept. 29

Published 4:55 pm Thursday, October 5, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on September 29:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging mostly 4.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 5.00 to 13.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly steady. Wheat .03 higher, new crop mostly .07 higher. Corn mostly .14 higher. Soybeans mostly .07 higher, new crop .07 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 214.00-285.00, average 260.23

500-600 lbs 170.00-268.00, average 252.14

600-700 lbs 199.00-251.00, average 232.77

700-800 lbs 206.00-243.00, average 227.89

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 165.00-243.25, average 230.53

500-600 lbs 147.50-232.00, average 219.41

600-700 lbs 110.00-224.00, average 212.53

700-800 lbs 173.00-213.50, average 199.05

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 5.36; Middle Peninsula 5.49, new crop 6.21; Norfolk new crop 5.86; Roanoke 5.79, new crop 6.76

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.