Virginia agriculture trends announced

Published 11:07 am Thursday, January 19, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on January 13: State graded feeder cattle 10.00 to 23.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 5.00 to 15.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 12.00 lower. Wheat .04 lower, new crop .05 lower. Corn mostly .18 to .23 higher, new crop .05 higher. Soybeans mostly .48 higher, new crop .13 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 161.00-221.00, average 203.24

500-600 lbs 124.00-222.00, average 191.42

600-700 lbs 110.00-204.00, average 176.03

700-800 lbs 144.00-163.50, average 155.76

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 115.00-161.00, average 155.88

500-600 lbs 110.00-172.25, average 152.14

600-700 lbs 110.00-168.00, average 146.08

700-800 lbs 103.00-167.00, average 148.08

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 56.00-80.00, average 68.01

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 64.00-76.00, average 70.86

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 6.33, new crop 6.54; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.24; Norfolk 6.93, new crop 7.12; Roanoke 7.93, new crop 7.44; Wakefield new crop 6.94

CORN

Eastern Shore 6.46, new crop 5.96; Harrisonburg 7.35-7.51; Middle Peninsula 6.71, new crop 5.66; Norfolk 6.62, new crop 6.26; Richmond-Petersburg 6.81; Wakefield 6.96-7.31, new crop 6.36

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 14.69-14.79, new crop 13.46-13.56; Harrisonburg 14.16; Middle Peninsula 14.74, new crop 13.46; Norfolk 15.30-15.54, new crop 13.96; Richmond-Petersburg 15.19-15.34, new crop 13.66; Wakefield 15.29-15.49, new crop 13.86

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.