Commodity prices announced

Published 6:24 am Thursday, September 22, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on September 16:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging mostly 5.00 lower to 4.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 2.00 to 8.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Wheat .16 higher, new crop mostly .11 higher. Corn uneven, ranging mostly .01 lower to .09 higher, new crop .09 higher. Soybeans mostly .66 higher, new crop .66 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   166.00-200.00, average 186.97

500-600 lbs   110.00-199.00, average 182.19

600-700 lbs   136.00-194.00, average 176.65

700-800 lbs   140.00-185.00, average 166.77

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   109.00-178.00, average 160.07

500-600 lbs   130.00-163.00, average 156.62

600-700 lbs   133.00-169.25, average 150.50

700-800 lbs   110.00-156.00, average 139.46

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 59.00-88.00, average 75.60

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 70.00-93.00, average 79.64

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.35, new crop 7.61; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.36; Norfolk new crop 8.11; Roanoke 8.50, new crop 8.51

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.73; Harrisonburg 7.38-7.43, new crop 7.43-7.53; Middle Peninsula 6.48; Norfolk 6.78, new crop 7.08; Richmond-Petersburg 6.83; Wakefield 6.78-6.83

Soybeans

Eastern Shore new crop 14.02-14.12; Harrisonburg 14.07; Middle Peninsula 14.52, new crop 14.07; Norfolk 15.02, new crop 14.52-14.62; Richmond-Petersburg 14.37, new crop 14.37-14.57; Wakefield 14.42, new crop 14.42-14.52

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.