Commodity prices updated

Published 5:00 pm Friday, December 24, 2021

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on December 17:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, with steers trading 1.00 to 11.00 lower and heifers steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 1.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 4.00 higher. Wheat 0.06 lower, new crop 0.06 lower. Corn mostly 0.01 lower. Soybeans mostly 0.12 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers,

Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 139.00-176.00, average 164.40

500-600 lbs 117.50-170.00, average 158.37

600-700 lbs 128.00-165.50, average 155.87

700-800 lbs 110.00-148.00, average 140.49

State Graded Feeder Heifers,

Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 100.00-151.00, average 140.22

500-600 lbs 119.00-143.00, average 133.19

600-700 lbs 101.00-132.00, average 125.20

700-800 lbs 96.00-132.00, average 122.93

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 38.00-66.00, average 55.14

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 50.00-64.50, average 58.63

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.26, new crop 6.94; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.49; Norfolk new crop 7.59; Roanoke 7.81, new crop 8.04; Wakefield new crop 7.59

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.06; Harrisonburg 6.41-6.61; Norfolk 5.91; Richmond-Petersburg 6.21; Wakefield 5.91-6.46

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.32-12.37; Harrisonburg 11.99-12.32; Norfolk 12.87-12.97; Richmond-Petersburg 12.87; Wakefield 12.67-12.87

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.