Commodity prices announced

Published 5:30 pm Thursday, March 17, 2022

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 10.00 lower to 6.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, with steers trending 4.00 to 11.00 lower and heifers trending 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 2.00 higher. Wheat new crop mostly 0.05 to 0.22 lower. Corn uneven, ranging 0.42 lower to 0.22 higher, new crop 0.40 higher. Soybeans uneven, ranging 0.28 lower to 0.27 higher, new crop 0.38 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 130.00-197.50, average 178.62

500-600 lbs 125.00-195.00, average 176.05

600-700 lbs 138.00-178.00, average 165.26

700-800 lbs 130.00-159.50, average 149.43

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 126.00-150.00, average 141.38

500-600 lbs 125.00-151.25, average 136.79

600-700 lbs 110.00-141.00, average 127.34

700-800 lbs 105.00-128.00, average 122.08

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 54.00-86.00, average 72.80

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 62.00-89.00, average 78.06

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 8.71; Middle Peninsula new crop 9.79; Norfolk new crop 9.37; Roanoke 10.09, new crop 10.09

CORN

Eastern Shore 7.66, new crop 6.52; Harrisonburg 7.90-8.06, new crop 7.17-7.27; Middle Peninsula new crop 6.32; Norfolk 7.46, new crop 6.52-6.62; Richmond-Petersburg 7.88; Wakefield 7.06-8.11, new crop 6.82

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 16.10-16.15; Harrisonburg 15.96; Middle Peninsula new crop 14.52; Norfolk 16.90, new crop 14.82; Wakefield 16.20, new crop 14.72-14.82

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.