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Published 10:15 am Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 20:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 4.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales steady to 10.00 lower. Slaughter cows uneven, ranging 5.00 lower to 6.00 higher. Wheat new crop .12 to .24 higher. Corn mostly .09 to .26 lower, new crop mostly .17 lower. Soybeans .77 higher, new crop .34 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 159.00-200.00, average 180.46

500-600 lbs 150.00-190.00, average 175.34

600-700 lbs 140.00-174.50, average 160.98

700-800 lbs 131.00-154.00, average 148.86

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 135.00-165.50, average 151.27

500-600 lbs 101.00-161.00, average 146.99

600-700 lbs 118.00-149.00, average 138.28

700-800 lbs 114.00-134.00, average 128.06

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 57.00-88.00, average 78.15

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 62.00-88.00, average 78.55

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 16.41-16.46; Middle Peninsula new crop 14.75; Norfolk 17.31, new crop 14.90-15.15; Richmond-Petersburg 16.91, new crop 14.85-15.00; Wakefield 17.01-17.31, new crop 14.95- 15.05

CORN

Eastern Shore 7.41, new crop 7.31; Harrisonburg 8.31, new crop 8.01-8.11; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.16; Norfolk 8.23, new crop 7.21-7.56; Richmond-Petersburg 7.36, new crop 7.51; Wakefield 7.66-7.83, new crop 7.66-7.76