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Beef and commodity prices listed

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on February 5.

In Virginia, in a light test due to poor weather conditions, state graded feeder cattle no comparison. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly $2 to $11 lower. Slaughter cows mostly $5 to $8 higher. Wheat 9 cents lower, new crop 4 cents lower. Corn mostly 15 cents higher, new crop 13 cents higher. Soybeans 10 cents to 25 cents higher, new crop 29 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $124-$146, average $135.67

500-600 lbs. $128-$139.50, average $133.20

600-700 lbs. $125-$131, average $130

700-800 lbs. $117-$128.50, average $125.94

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $112.50-$119, average $113.80

500-600 lbs. $100-$111, average $107.33

600-700 lbs. $90-$108, average $103.50

700-800 lbs. $105, average $105

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1,200 lbs. $41.00-$67.00, average $57.20

Breakers, 1,200-1,600 lbs. $52.00-$66.00, average $58.68

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop $5.78-$5.83; Middle Peninsula $6.28, new crop $6.18; Norfolk new crop $6.18; Richmond-Petersburg new crop $5.93; Roanoke $6.98, new crop $6.53; Wakefield new crop $6.28

Corn

Eastern Shore $5.70-$5.75, new crop $4.57; Harrisonburg $6.03-$6.33; Middle Peninsula $5.70, new crop $4.47; Norfolk new crop $4.47-$4.72; Richmond-Petersburg $5.95, new crop $4.87; Wakefield $5.70-$5.95, new crop $4.92

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $13.38-$13.43, new crop $11.15; Harrisonburg $13.18-$13.63; Middle Peninsula $13.93, new crop $11.30; Norfolk $14.23, new crop $11.40-$11.65; Richmond-Petersburg $13.98-$14.03, new crop $11.35; Wakefield $13.88-$14.13, new crop $11.60.

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.