Commodity prices announced

Published 5:29 pm Friday, December 17, 2021

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

In Virginia state graded feeder cattle 1.00 to 15.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales, 4.00 to 19.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Wheat .30 to .38 lower, new crop .28 lower. Corn mostly .05 to .15 higher. Soybeans mostly .21 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 124.00-177.50, average 165.70

500-600 lbs 124.00-183.00, average 161.66

600-700 lbs 125.00-173.50, average 158.02

700-800 lbs 115.00-163.00, average 151.90

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 110.00-143.00, average 135.38

500-600 lbs 110.00-145.50, average 132.88

600-700 lbs 115.00-138.00, average 124.54

700-800 lbs 95.00-136.00, average 121.34

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 40.00-63.00, average 54.17

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 48.00-66.00, average 54.76

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.32, new crop 7.00; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.55; Norfolk new crop 7.65; Roanoke 7.87, new crop 8.10, Wakefield new crop 7.65

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.07; Harrisonburg 6.42-6.57; Norfolk 5.99; Richmond-Petersburg 6.22; Wakefield 5.92-6.47

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.20-12.25; Harrisonburg 11.84-12.20; Norfolk 12.75-12.85; Richmond-Petersburg 12.75; Wakefield 12.55-12.75

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.