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Commodity prices

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Nov. 5:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 4.00 higher with lightweight steers drawing 3.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, ranging 8.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 6.00 lower. Wheat .01 higher, new crop steady. Corn mostly .04 lower. Soybeans mostly .21 to .25 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 90.00-173.00, average 157.90

500-600 lbs 119.00-167.00, average 151.94

600-700 lbs 110.00-157.00, average 142.60

700-800 lbs 121.00-150.50, average 139.35

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 91.00-139.00, average 130.26

500-600 lbs 89.00-139.50, average 126.29

600-700 lbs 91.00-133.00, average 124.41

700-800 lbs 105.00-143.00, average 133.15

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 44.00-70.00, average 57.78

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 50.00-64.00, average 57.12

CORN

Eastern Shore 5.69; Harrisonburg 6.19-6.40; Norfolk 5.69; Richmond-Petersburg 5.98; Wakefield 4.94-6.23

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 11.78; Harrisonburg 11.64-12.19; Norfolk 12.14-12.43; Richmond-Petersburg 11.99-12.19; Wakefield 12.23-12.43

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.