Commodity pricing trends announced

Published 3:45 pm Thursday, August 25, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on August 19:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 7.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 2.00 to 12.00 higher. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 11.00 higher. Wheat mostly .79 lower. Corn mostly .12 lower, new crop .12 lower. Soybeans mostly .44 to 1.19 lower, new crop .44 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 165.00- 203.00, average 187.65

500-600 lbs 139.00- 203.00, average 181.25

600-700 lbs 145.00- 216.00, average 177.03

700-800 lbs 143.00- 175.00, average 160.07

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 135.00- 173.00, average 158.95

500-600 lbs 130.00- 162.00, average 155.04

600-700 lbs 136.00- 159.00, average 153.60

700-800 lbs 120.00- 147.00, average 137.82

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 72.00-98.00, average 83.82

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 75.00-111.00, average 88.06

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 6.27; Middle Peninsula 6.77; Norfolk 6.57; Roanoke 7.57; Wakefield 5.94

CORN

Eastern Shore new crop 6.11; Harrisonburg 6.81-7.81, new crop 6.81-6.91; Middle Peninsula 5.96, new crop 5.86; Norfolk 7.16, new crop 6.11-6.46; Richmond-Petersburg 6.41, new crop 6.31; Wakefield 6.46-6.71, new crop 6.46-6.56

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 13.55-13.65; Harrisonburg 14.65; Middle Peninsula 14.85, new crop 13.60; Norfolk 14.55, new crop 14.00-14.15; Richmond-Petersburg 13.90-15.55, new crop 13.90-13.95; Wakefield 13.85-15.20, new crop 13.85-13.95

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.