Commodity prices announced

Published 9:35 am Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on December 2: State graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 6.00 lower to 16.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales no trend due to light holiday trading. Slaughter cows mostly 3.00 to 13.00 lower. As compared to pre-holiday prices, Wheat .24 to .48 lower, new crop mostly .38 lower. Corn .07 to .18 lower, new crop .11 lower. Soybeans mostly .13 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 166.00-200.00, average 184.75

500-600 lbs 114.00-184.00, average 171.10

600-700 lbs 138.00-177.00, average 169.04

700-800 lbs 125.00-173.50, average 161.34

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 105.00-158.00, average 147.98

500-600 lbs 116.00-145.75, average 138.12

600-700 lbs 115.00-142.00, average 135.81

700-800 lbs 93.50-138.00, average 130.39

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 41.00-76.00, average 62.99

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 63.00-87.00, average 75.23

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.20; Harrisonburg 7.00-7.50; Middle Peninsula 6.26, new crop 5.71; Norfolk 6.50, new crop 6.31; Richmond-Petersburg 6.66; Wakefield 6.86-7.21, new crop 6.41

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 13.80-13.90; Harrisonburg 13.25; Norfolk 14.30-14.65; Richmond-Petersburg 14.35; Wakefield 14.40-14.50

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.