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Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on July 30.

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, mostly $2 lower to $4 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, mostly $4 lower to $3 higher. Slaughter cows mostly $1 to $5 higher. Wheat 13 cents higher. Corn mostly four cents to 14 cents lower, new crop four cents lower. Soybeans mostly six cents to 16 cents higher, new crop mostly 16 cents higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs.   $114-$169.50, average $161.90

500-600 lbs.   $132-$156, average $152.93

600-700 lbs.   $131.50-$153, average $148.95

700-800 lbs.   $130-$142, average $136.94

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs.   $121-$136.50, average $133.16

500-600 lbs.   $100-$139, average $129.02

600-700 lbs.   $106-$126.25, average $124.20

700-800 lbs.   $105-$118, average $115.81

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs., $48-$72, average $63.12

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs., $55-$78, average $67.72

Wheat

Eastern Shore $6.60; Middle Peninsula $6.75; Norfolk $7; Roanoke $7.80.

Corn

Eastern Shore $5.92, new crop $5.57; Harrisonburg $6.33-$6.53, new crop $6.27-$6.37; Middle Peninsula $5.42; Norfolk new crop $5.47-$5.77; Richmond-Petersburg $6.07, new crop $5.92; Wakefield $5.87, new crop $5.72-$6.17.

Soybeans

Eastern Shore $13.83, new crop $13.18-$13.33; Harrisonburg $14.68, new crop $13.18; Middle Peninsula $14.53, new crop $13.48; Norfolk $14.28, new crop $13.58-$13.88; Richmond-Petersburg new crop $13.68; Wakefield $14.48, new crop $13.68-$13.83.

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.