Commodity prices announced

Published 5:30 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 15:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle unevenly steady, ranging 2.00 lower to 2.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 8.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 12.00 higher. Wheat 0.77 higher, new crop 0.73 to 0.74 higher. Corn mostly 0.34 higher, new crop 0.26 higher. Soybeans mostly 0.38 higher, new crop 0.36 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 136.00-202.00, average 179.15

500-600 lbs 120.00-206.00, average 178.47

600-700 lbs 137.00-185.50, average 169.18

700-800 lbs 129.00-159.00, average 152.07

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 128.00-158.00, average 150.02

500-600 lbs 123.00-157.00, average 145.80

600-700 lbs 112.00-145.50, average 135.34

700-800 lbs 100.00-136.00, average 129.12

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 10.15; Middle Peninsula 10.81, new crop 10.71; Norfolk new crop 10.54; Roanoke 11.01, new crop 11.01; Wakefield new crop 10.44

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 16.15-16.20; Harrisonburg 15.00; Middle Peninsula 16.25, new crop 14.62; Norfolk 17.05, new crop 14.92; Richmond-Petersburg 16.72, new crop 14.87; Wakefield 16.25-16.90, new crop 14.82-14.92

CORN

Eastern Shore 7.49, new crop 7.30; Harrisonburg 8.24-8.44, new crop 8.00-8.10; Middle Peninsula 7.39, new crop 7.15; Norfolk 8.19, new crop 7.35-7.55; Wakefield 7.64, new crop 7.65

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain