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Published 12:46 pm Friday, February 25, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Feb. 18:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 7.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 5.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows uneven, ranging 5.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Wheat 0.26 higher, new crop 0.25 higher. Corn 0.08 higher, new crop 0.12 higher. Soybeans 0.18 to 0.25 higher, new crop 0.29 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 160.00-196.00, average 192.40

500-600 lbs 145.00-185.00, average 173.37

600-700 lbs 130.00-185.00, average 162.97

700-800 lbs 146.00-172.00, average 156.61

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 136.00-159.00, average 151.29

500-600 lbs 116.00-157.00, average 146.19

600-700 lbs 126.50-150.00, average 138.74

700-800 lbs 105.00-145.50, average 139.70

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 49.00-86.00, average 70.86

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 63.00-85.00, average 74.95

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.53, new crop 7.25; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.80; Norfolk new crop 7.90; Roanoke 8.23, new crop 8.35; Wakefield new crop 7.90

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.75, new crop 6.07; Harrisonburg 7.05-7.25; Middle Peninsula new crop 5.77; Norfolk 6.70, new crop 5.97-6.17; Richmond-Petersburg 6.80; Wakefield 6.50-7.05, new crop 6.27

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.