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Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 15:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 6.00 lower. Slaughter cows steady to 5.00 lower. Wheat .16 lower, new crop mostly .16 lower. Corn mostly .17 lower. Soybeans .16 to .46 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   147.00-183.00, average 165.59

500-600 lbs   121.00-173.00, average 155.15

600-700 lbs   114.00-161.50, average 146.94

700-800 lbs   125.00-150.00, average 135.87

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   114.00-140.00, average 132.66

500-600 lbs     99.00-134.00, average 127.34

600-700 lbs   101.00-131.00, average 126.16

700-800 lbs   110.00-130.00, average 120.65

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 46.00-64.00, average 55.53

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 48.00-65.00, average 57.77

Wheat

Eastern Shore 6.80, new crop 6.54; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.09; Norfolk new crop 7.19; Roanoke 8.00, new crop 7.64

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.27; Harrisonburg 5.87-6.07; Norfolk 5.27; Richmond-Petersburg 5.47; Wakefield 4.52-5.57

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 11.71; Harrisonburg 11.61-12.36; Norfolk 12.16-12.36; Richmond-Petersburg 11.96-12.16; Wakefield 12.06-12.28

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.