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Published 10:35 am Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 29:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 6.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 4.00 to 6.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 2.00 to 7.00 higher. Wheat 0.10 higher, new crop mostly 0.10 higher. Corn mostly 0.19 higher, new crop mostly 0.13 higher. Soybeans mostly 0.35 lower, new crop mostly 0.11 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   160.00-218.00, average 184.72

500-600 lbs   154.00-201.00, average 177.23

600-700 lbs   132.50-193.00, average 166.74

700-800 lbs   136.00-161.00, average 152.87

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   135.00-164.00, average 150.13

500-600 lbs   128.00-160.50, average 145.56

600-700 lbs   124.00-143.50, average 136.25

700-800 lbs     87.50-140.00, average 131.80

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 60.00-97.00, average 77.37

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-85.50, average 79.28

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 9.96; Middle Peninsula 10.65, new crop 10.55; Norfolk new crop 10.43; Roanoke 10.85, new crop 10.85; Wakefield new crop 10.33

Corn

Eastern Shore 7.60, new crop 7.47; Harrisonburg 8.50, new crop 8.17-8.27; Middle Peninsula 7.69, new crop 7.32; Norfolk 8.49, new crop 7.37-7.72; Wakefield 7.94, new crop 7.82

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.