Commodity prices announced

Published 10:43 am Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 22:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 11.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 4.00 to 14.00 higher. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 7.00 lower. Wheat 0.26 lower, new crop 0.21 to 0.28 lower. Corn mostly 0.11 higher, new crop 0.04 higher. Soybeans 0.46 to 0.60 higher, new crop 0.30 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   143.00-199.00, average 186.88

500-600 lbs   145.00-191.00, average 180.30

600-700 lbs   110.00-179.00, average 166.01

700-800 lbs   138.50-173.50, average 162.97

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   130.00-166.00, average 152.61

500-600 lbs   120.00-158.00, average 148.01

600-700 lbs   130.00-145.00, average 136.36

700-800 lbs   101.00-148.00, average 137.45

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 51.00-93.00, average 70.16

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-84.50, average 74.90

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 9.87; Middle Peninsula 10.55, new crop 10.45; Norfolk new crop 10.33; Roanoke 10.75, new crop 10.75; Wakefield new crop 10.23

Corn

Eastern Shore 7.46, new crop 7.34; Harrisonburg 8.55, new crop 8.04-8.14; Middle Peninsula 7.50, new crop 7.19; Norfolk 8.30, new crop 7.39-7.59; Wakefield 7.75, new crop 7.69

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 16.70; Middle Peninsula 16.80, new crop 14.92; Norfolk 17.60, new crop 15.22; Richmond-Petersburg 17.18, new crop 15.17; Wakefield 16.80-17.50, new crop 15.12-15.22

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.