Commodity prices announced

Published 10:47 am Thursday, March 3, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Feb. 25:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 5.00 higher, with heavy cattle trending 5.00 to 8.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, ranging 11.00 lower to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower. Wheat new crop 1.15 to 1.28 higher. Corn mostly 0.45 higher, new crop mostly 0.08 higher. Soybeans 0.52 to 0.71 higher, new crop 0.09 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   133.00-196.00, average 189.94

500-600 lbs   151.00-189.00, average 177.87

600-700 lbs   136.00-168.50, average 164.77

700-800 lbs   140.00-159.00, average 151.89

 

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   125.00-163.25, average 151.64

500-600 lbs   135.00-153.00, average 146.60

600-700 lbs   120.00-145.50, average 138.35

700-800 lbs   106.00-147.50, average 132.05

 

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 53.00-80.00, average 68.31

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 62.00-85.00, average 74.42

 

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 8.45; Middle Peninsula new crop 9.05; Norfolk new crop 9.05; Roanoke 9.51, new crop 9.60; Wakefield new crop 9.15

 

Corn

Eastern Shore 7.20, new crop 6.15; Harrisonburg 7.40-7.70; Middle Peninsula new crop 5.85; Norfolk 7.00, new crop 6.05-6.15; Richmond-Petersburg 7.25; Wakefield 6.95-7.50, new crop 6.35

 

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 16.09-16.14; Harrisonburg 15.75; Middle Peninsula new crop 14.12; Norfolk 16.84, new crop 14.42; Wakefield 16.52, new crop 14.42

 

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.