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Beef and commodity prices listed

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on January 8.

In Virginia, as compared to pre-holiday trade, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging $9 lower to $4 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales unestablished. Slaughter cows steady to $7 higher. Wheat 33 cents higher, new crop mostly 30 cents higher. Corn mostly 61 cents higher, new crop mostly 26 cents higher. Soybeans $1.44-$2.00 higher, new crop mostly 81 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $136-$160, average $154.04

500-600 lbs. $125.50-$151, average $139.33

600-700 lbs. $110-$137, average $129.65

700-800 lbs. $104-$131, average $125.55

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $110-$136, average $125.20

500-600 lbs. $109.50-$130, average $120.91

600-700 lbs. $80-$122, average $114.24

700-800 lbs. $85-$114, average $100.40

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs. $41-$56, average $48.97

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs. $40- $56, average $49.49

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop $5.84- $5.89; Middle Peninsula $6.32, new crop $6.24; Norfolk new crop $6.24; Richmond-Petersburg new crop $6.09; Roanoke $7.02, new crop $6.59; Wakefield new crop $6.34

Corn

Eastern Shore $5.14-$5.19, new crop $4.46; Harrisonburg $5.59- $5.74; Middle Peninsula $5.04, new crop $4.36; Norfolk $4.99, new crop $4.61; Richmond-Petersburg $5.39, new crop $4.76; Wakefield $5.49-$5.59, new crop $5.01

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $13.15-$13.26, new crop $11.08; Harrisonburg $13.21-$13.30; Middle Peninsula $13.75, new crop $11.23; Norfolk $13.86-$14.05, new crop $11.58; Richmond-Petersburg $13.80; Wakefield $13.90-$13.95, new crop $11.53

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.