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Virginia market agriculture brief

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Aug. 27:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 6.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales steady to 9.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Wheat .03 lower, new crop .05 lower. Corn mostly steady, new crop steady. Soybeans mostly .06 higher, new crop mostly .06 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs. 142.00-164.50, average 159.81

500-600 lbs. 131.00-165.00, average 152.95

600-700 lbs. 130.00-152.00, average 145.19

700-800 lbs. 81.00-145.00, average 137.75

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs. 101.00-148.00, average 137.99

500-600 lbs. 101.00-140.00, average 133.11

600-700 lbs. 91.00-138.50, average 125.35

700-800 lbs . 106.00-129.50, average 121.08

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs., 49.00-68.00, average 60.11

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs., 60.00-74.00, average 67.37

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 6.80, new crop 6.46-6.56; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.01; Norfolk 7.20, new crop 7.11; Roanoke 8.00, new crop 7.56

CORN

Eastern Shore 5.76, new crop 5.51; Harrisonburg 6.06-6.31, new crop 6.11-6.21; Norfolk 5.41-5.91; Richmond-Petersburg 5.86; Wakefield 5.41-6.11

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 13.31, new crop 12.66-12.81; Harrisonburg 13.93, new crop 12.66; Norfolk 13.76, new crop 13.11-13.36; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 13.16; Wakefield 13.46, new crop 13.16-13.31

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.