Commodity prices announced

Published 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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

In Virginia, in comparison to pre-holiday prices, state graded feeder cattle 2.00 to 14.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales steady to 8.00 higher. Slaughter cows uneven, ranging 4.00 lower to 2.00 higher. In comparison to last week, wheat .13 to .67 lower. Corn mostly .04 lower, new crop mostly .05 higher. Soybeans .13 lower, new crop .25 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS,

MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 164.50-202.50, average 177.43

500-600 lbs 101.00-195.00, average 175.12

600-700 lbs 130.00-201.00, average 176.38

700-800 lbs 129.50-180.00, average 160.09

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS,

MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 135.00-165.00, average 153.67

500-600 lbs 132.00-174.00, average 150.43

600-700 lbs 121.00-160.50, average 145.88

700-800 lbs 91.00-153.50, average 142.09

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 55.00-94.00, average 80.36

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 72.00-98.00, average 86.21

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 6.90; Middle Peninsula 7.40; Norfolk 7.39; Roanoke 8.20; and Wakefield 6.85

CORN

Eastern Shore 5.90, new crop 5.96; Harrisonburg 7.70-7.95, new crop 6.66- 6.76; Middle Peninsula 6.25, new crop 5.81; Norfolk 6.66, new crop 5.86-6.21; Richmond-Petersburg 6.01, new crop 6.16; and Wakefield 6.05-6.85, new crop 6.31-6.41

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 14.22-14.27; Middle Peninsula 14.92, new crop 13.01; Norfolk 15.72, new crop 13.36-13.41; Richmond-Petersburg 15.72, new crop 13.11-13.31; and Wakefield 15.12-15.57, new crop 13.21-13.31

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.