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Cattle and commodity pricing

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, Sept. 4.

In Virginia, state-graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging $3.00 lower to $3.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales $4.00 to $6.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady to $3.00 higher. Wheat steady, new crop 2 cents higher. Corn mostly steady to 15 cents higher, new crop mostly 5 cents lower. Soybeans mostly 24 cents to 25 cents higher, new crop mostly 24 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $130-$162, average $157.06

500-600 lbs. $131-$152, average $143.54

600-700 lbs. $116-$150.50, average $138.54

700-800 lbs. $96-$150.50, average $132.88

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $124-$143, average $133.69

500-600 lbs. $119-$145, average $129.53

600-700 lbs. $111-$134, average $122.62

700-800 lbs. $108-$125, average $117.25

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs., $48-$71, average $58.71

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs., $50-$71, average $61.83

Wheat

Eastern Shore $4.88-$4.98, new crop $5.14-$5.19;

Middle Peninsula $5.43, new crop $5.54; Norfolk new

crop $5.54; Roanoke $6.03, new crop $5.54

Corn

Eastern Shore $3.64-$3.70, new crop $3.59;

Harrisonburg $3.75-$4.44, new crop $4.29-$4.39;

Hopewell-Petersburg $3.79; Middle Peninsula $3.59;

Norfolk $3.94, new crop $3.54-$3.74; Wakefield $3.40-

$3.94

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $9.16-$9.21, new crop $9.16-$9.21;

Harrisonburg $7.60-$8.65; Hopewell-Petersburg

$9.66, new crop $9.66-$9.76; Middle Peninsula $9.56,

new crop $9.21; Norfolk $9.91, new crop $9.36-$9.76;

Wakefield $8.85-$9.97, new crop $8.70-$9.67

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per

bushel.