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Commodity pricing update

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Sept. 10:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, mostly 3.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Wheat 0.25 lower, new crop 0.30 lower. Corn mostly 0.16 lower, new crop 0.16 lower. Soybeans mostly 0.12 lower, new crop 0.12 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   131.00-175.00, average 163.73

500-600 lbs   144.00-163.00, average 156.60

600-700 lbs   121.00-165.00, average 148.74

700-800 lbs   129.00-160.50, average 147.80

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   124.00-147.50, average 137.54

500-600 lbs   119.00-144.00, average 135.32

600-700 lbs   114.00-145.00, average 128.55

700-800 lbs     95.00-136.00, average 127.63

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 45.00-70.50, average 65.16

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 50.00-68.00, average 62.37

Wheat

Eastern Shore 6.47, new crop 6.10-6.20; Middle Peninsula 7.17, new crop 6.65; Norfolk 6.77, new crop 6.75; Roanoke 7.67, new crop 7.20

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.10; Harrisonburg 5.61-5.75, new crop 5.70-5.80; Norfolk 5.25-5.50; Richmond-Petersburg 5.40; Wakefield 5.00-5.50

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.76, new crop 12.11-12.26; Harrisonburg 13.16, new crop 12.11; Norfolk 12.96, new crop 12.56-12.81; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 12.61; Wakefield 12.61, new crop 12.61-12.76

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.