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Beef and commodity prices set

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 11.

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly $1 to $8 higher with heavy cattle trending $11 to $15 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly steady to $2 lower. Slaughter cows $1 to $10 higher. Wheat 8 cents higher. Corn 36 cents to 50 cents higher, new crop mostly 50 cents higher. Soybeans mostly 5 cents lower, new crop mostly 56 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs.   $131-$159.50, average $155.30

500-600 lbs.   $114-$167, average $153.42

600-700 lbs.   $114-$162, average $148.91

700-800 lbs.   $116-$153, average $143.50

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs.   $115-$136, average $132.21

500-600 lbs.     $85-$139, average $127.79

600-700 lbs.     $94-$129, average $122.20

700-800 lbs.   $100-$127, average $122.35

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs. $54-$79, average $71.17

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs. $60-$81, average $72.80

 Wheat

Eastern Shore $6.19-$6.39; Middle Peninsula $6.74; Norfolk $6.84; Roanoke $7.09; Wakefield $6.84

Corn

Eastern Shore $7.24-$7.44, new crop $6.17; Harrisonburg $7.58-$7.79, new crop $6.77-$6.87; Middle Peninsula new crop $6.12; Norfolk new crop $6.07-$6.37; Richmond-Petersburg $6.77, new crop $6.52; Wakefield $6.77-$7.02, new crop $6.37-$6.77.

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $14.69-$15.44, new crop $14-$14.15; Harrisonburg $14.96, new crop $14; Middle Peninsula $15.59, new crop $14.30; Norfolk $15.50, new crop $14.40-$14.70; Richmond-Petersburg $15.79, new crop $14.45-$14.50; Wakefield $16.10, new crop $14.65.

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.