Commodity prices announced

Published 8:41 am Thursday, March 24, 2022

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

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 2.00 to 10.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 9.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 7.00 higher. Wheat new crop 0.10 to 0.22 higher. Corn mostly 0.01 to 0.27 lower, new crop 0.07 lower. Soybeans mostly .013 lower, new crop 0.23 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 126.00-186.00, average 174.93

500-600 lbs 97.00-181.00, average 172.76

600-700 lbs 145.00-190.00, average 168.26

700-800 lbs 131.00-174.00, average 159.41

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 115.00-153.00, average 143.00

500-600 lbs 120.00-155.50, average 141.95

600-700 lbs 110.00-149.50, average 135.75

700-800 lbs 112.00-140.00, average 130.45

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 61.00-95.50, average 79.30

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-91.00, average 78.43

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 8.81; Middle Peninsula new crop 10.01; Norfolk new crop 9.48; Roanoke 10.31, new crop 10.31

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 15.97-16.02; Harrisonburg 15.58; Middle Peninsula new crop 14.29; Norfolk 16.77, new crop 14.59; Richmond-Petersburg 16.64, new crop 14.54; Wakefield 16.07-16.62, new crop 14.49-14.59

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.