Commodity prices released

Published 5:32 pm Thursday, May 12, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 6:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 2.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 3.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower. Wheat new crop 0.21 to 0.25 higher. Corn mostly 0.14 lower, new crop 0.13 lower. Soybeans mostly 0.38 lower, new crop 0.29 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 128.00-206.00, average 180.64

500-600 lbs 145.00-192.00, average 175.42

600-700 lbs 140.00-185.00, average 165.67

700-800 lbs 136.00-161.00, average 151.50

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 139.00-165.00, average 150.48

500-600 lbs 129.00-150.00, average 143.21

600-700 lbs 124.50-145.00, average 135.08

700-800 lbs 118.00-145.00, average 131.95

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 61.00-88.00, average 73.34

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-86.00, average 77.67

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 10.17; Middle Peninsula new crop 10.77; Norfolk new crop 10.68; Roanoke 11.07, new crop 11.07; Wakefield new crop 10.58

CORN

Eastern Shore 7.46, new crop 7.34; Harrisonburg 8.36, new crop 8.04-8.14; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.19; Norfolk 8.08, new crop 7.24-7.59; Wakefield 7.98, new crop 7.69

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 15.97-16.02; Middle Peninsula new crop 14.52; Norfolk 16.87, new crop 14.67-14.92; Richmond-Petersburg 16.47, new crop 14.77; Wakefield 16.57-16.77, new crop 14.72-14.82

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.