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Published 6:00 am Friday, October 29, 2021

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 22:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, with steers 9.00 to 11.00 higher and heifers 1.00 to 6.00 lower. Slaughter cows unevenly steady, ranging mostly 1.00 lower to 1.00 higher. Wheat no trend, new crop .18 higher. Corn mostly .15 higher. Soybeans mostly .18 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 137.00-180.00, average 167.53

500-600 lbs 129.00-175.50, average 156.55

600-700 lbs 125.00-152.00, average 141.93

700-800 lbs 93.00-147.00, average 134.65

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 105.00-138.50, average 129.53

500-600 lbs 101.00-129.00, average 122.81

600-700 lbs 107.00-128.25, average 123.91

700-800 lbs 98.00-126.00, average 117.20

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 49.00-59.00, average 55.02

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 52.00-61.00, average 56.69

Wheat

Eastern Shore 6.96, new crop 6.72; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.27; Norfolk new crop 7.37; Roanoke 7.66, new crop 7.82

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.42; Harrisonburg 6.02-6.17; Norfolk 5.42; Richmond-Petersburg 5.62; Wakefield 4.67-5.72

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 11.89; Harrisonburg 11.79-12.56; Norfolk 12.29-12.54; Richmond-Petersburg 12.14-12.34; Wakefield 12.24-12.46

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.