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Beef and commodity pricing

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Nov. 6.

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle $1 to $10 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly $4 to $7 lower. Slaughter cows uneven, ranging $3 lower to $2 higher. Wheat new crop mostly .14 cents higher. Corn mostly .10 cents higher. Soybeans mostly .37 cents to .57 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs.   $123-$164, average $151.06

500-600 lbs.   $123-$156, average $142.78

600-700 lbs.   $120-$149, average $131.97

700-800 lbs.   $109-$135, average $121.78

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs.   $110-$133, average $124.61

500-600 lbs.     $90-$121.50, average $117.97

600-700 lbs.     $91-$114, average $110.38

700-800 lbs.     $85-$107, average $103.43

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs., $35-$64, average $50.38

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs., $45-$62, average $54.28

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop $5.57-$5.62; Richmond-Petersburg new crop $5.77; Middle Peninsula new crop $5.97; Norfolk new crop $5.97; Roanoke $6.69, new crop $6.32.

Corn

Eastern Shore $4.09-$4.24; Harrisonburg $4.55-$4.74; Richmond-Petersburg $4.29; Middle Peninsula $4.09; Norfolk $4.19; Wakefield $4.34-$4.64

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $10.49-$10.64; Harrisonburg $10.25-$10.57; Richmond-Petersburg $10.97-$11.12; Middle Peninsula $11.04; Norfolk $10.92-$11.39; Wakefield $11.29

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.