Commodity price trends announced

Published 2:40 pm Friday, September 16, 2022

Commodity price trends announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on September 9:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 5.00 to 12.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Wheat .35 higher, new crop mostly .27 higher. Corn mostly .11 higher, new crop .11 higher. Soybeans mostly .09 lower, new crop mostly .09 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 133.00- 191.50, average 183.73

500-600 lbs 140.00- 189.75, average 181.43

600-700 lbs 146.00- 185.00, average 173.92

700-800 lbs 106.00- 182.50, average 172.14

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 137.00- 171.00, average 163.96

500-600 lbs 131.00- 165.00, average 152.75

600-700 lbs 129.00- 164.00, average 153.23

700-800 lbs 115.00- 177.00, average 160.29

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 60.00-89.00, average 76.71

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 70.00-85.00, average 78.34

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 7.19, new crop 7.50; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.25; Norfolk 7.54, new crop 8.05; Roanoke 8.34, new crop 8.40

CORN

Eastern Shore 6.64; Harrisonburg 7.34-7.39, new crop 7.34-7.44; Middle Peninsula 6.39; Norfolk 6.79- 7.04, new crop 6.99; Richmond-Petersburg 6.84; Wakefield 6.69-6.84

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore new crop 13.36-13.46; Harrisonburg 14.02; Middle Peninsula 13.86, new crop 13.41; Norfolk 14.36, new crop 13.86-13.96; Richmond-Petersburg 13.71, new crop 13.71-13.91; Wakefield 13.76, new crop 13.76-13.86

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.