Commodity prices announced

Published 4:30 pm Wednesday, August 17, 2022

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 8.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly steady to 8.00 higher. Slaughter cows uneven, ranging 2.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Wheat mostly .28 higher. Corn .22 to .69 higher, new crop mostly .22 higher. Soybeans mostly .31 to .95 higher, new crop .26 to .46 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 132.50-193.00, average 180.99

500-600 lbs 135.00-198.00, average 182.72

600-700 lbs 136.00-195.00, average 180.24

700-800 lbs 153.00-178.50, average 167.28

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 144.00-169.00, average 159.47

500-600 lbs 138.00-169.50, average 155.25

600-700 lbs 137.00-165.50, average 153.56

700-800 lbs 108.00-158.00, average 142.55

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 65.00-89.00, average 75.83

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 70.00-92.00, average 78.82

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 7.06; Middle Peninsula 7.56; Norfolk 7.36; Roanoke 8.36; Wakefield 6.71-7.56

CORN

Eastern Shore new crop 6.23; Harrisonburg 6.93-8.15, new crop 6.93-7.03; Middle Peninsula 6.08, new crop 5.98; Norfolk 7.28, new crop 6.23-6.58; Richmond-Petersburg 6.53, new crop 6.43; Wakefield 6.29-6.83, new crop 6.58-6.68

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 13.99-14.09; Harrisonburg 15.70; Middle Peninsula 17.90, new crop 14.04; Norfolk 15.74, new crop 14.44-14.59; Richmond-Petersburg 14.34-15.99, new crop 14.34-14.39; Wakefield 14.99-15.64, new crop 14.29-14.39

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.