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Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, Feb. 12.

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly $7 to $18 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly $6 to $24 higher. Slaughter cows steady to $7 higher. Wheat 4 cents lower, new crop steady. Corn mostly 9 cents to 22 cents lower, new crop 1 cent higher. Soybeans mostly 5 cents lower, new crop 14 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $129- $165, average $153.72

500-600 lbs. $128- $160.50, average $149.76

600-700 lbs. $126- $146.75, average $136.97

700-800 lbs. $113- $128, average $125.11

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs. $111-$132, average $123.90

500-600 lbs. $108- $125, average $119

600-700 lbs. $100-$115, average $111.76

700-800 lbs. $94- $123.50, average $120.07

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs. $40-$68, average $56.97

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs. $55-$70, average $61.95

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop $5.78-$5.83; Middle Peninsula $6.24, new crop $6.18; Norfolk new crop $6.18; Richmond-Petersburg new crop $5.93; Roanoke $6.94, new crop $6.53; Wakefield new crop $6.28.

Corn

Eastern Shore $5.61- $5.66, new crop $4.58; Harrisonburg $5.81- $6.21; Middle Peninsula $5.66, new crop $4.48; Norfolk new crop $4.48- $4.73; Richmond-Petersburg $5.66, new crop $4.88; Wakefield $5.61- $5.86, new crop $4.93.

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $13.33- $13.38, new crop $11.29; Harrisonburg $12.93- $13.53; Middle Peninsula $13.78, new crop $11.44; Norfolk $14.18, new crop $11.54-$11.79; Richmond-Petersburg $13.93- $13.98, new crop $11.49; Wakefield $13.83-$14.08, new crop $11.74.

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.