Agriculture Market Trends for Oct. 5

Published 5:08 pm Wednesday, October 5, 2022

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 6.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, with steers trending 2.00 to 4.00 higher and heifers 10.00 to 11.00 lower. Slaughter cows uneven, trending 3.00 lower to 5.00 higher.

Wheat .15 lower, new crop mostly .15 lower.

Corn Mostly .18 lower. Soybeans mostly .46 lower, new crop mostly .46 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers

Medium and Large 1400-500 lbs 169.00-205.00, average 188.32500-600 lbs 144.00-193.00, average 178.29600-700 lbs 144.00-187.00, average 171.62700-800 lbs 129.00-171.00, average 158.21

State Graded Feeder Heifers

Medium and Large 1400-500 lbs 105.00-166.00, average 152.40500-600 lbs 125.00-161.00, average 147.16600-700 lbs 109.00-151.50, average 140.96700-800 lbs 115.00-149.50, average 139.46

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 60.00-84.00, average 75.60

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 65.00-82.00, average 75.38

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.86, new crop 7.99; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.74; Norfolk new crop 8.45; Roanoke 9.01, new crop 8.89

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.60; Harrisonburg 7.30-7.35, new crop 7.35-7.45; Middle Peninsula 6.40; Norfolk 6.70- 6.90; Richmond-Petersburg 6.75; Wakefield 6.70-6.75

Soybeans

Eastern Shore new crop 13.61-13.71; Harrisonburg 13.32; Middle Peninsula 14.11, new crop 13.66; Norfolk 14.61, new crop 14.11-14.21; Richmond-Petersburg 13.96, new crop 13.96-14.16; Wakefield 14.16, new crop 14.16

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.