Ag trends announced

Published 12:48 pm Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on October 6: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 3.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 6.00 to 14.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 4.00 to 10.00 lower. Wheat new crop .06 higher. Corn mostly .09 higher. Soybeans mostly .20 lower, new crop .20 lower.

Soybeans

Eastern Shore new crop 12.31-12.41; Harrisonburg 11.80, new crop 12.11; Middle Peninsula 12.61; Norfolk 12.91, new crop 12.71; Richmond-Petersburg 12.61, new crop 12.71; Wakefield 12.81, new crop 12.51-12.76

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Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 56.00-99.00, average 82.91

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 75.00-104.00, average 89.64

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   192.50-278.00, average 260.41

500-600 lbs   171.00-271.00, average 249.46

600-700 lbs   156.00-259.00, average 233.91

700-800 lbs   171.00-264.00, average 225.75

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   150.00-252.00, average 234.91

500-600 lbs   146.75-228.00, average 219.37

600-700 lbs   161.00-218.00, average 209.20

700-800 lbs   137.50-221.00, average 197.69

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.42; Middle Peninsula new crop 6.27; Norfolk new crop 5.92; Roanoke 5.78, new crop 6.82

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.03; Harrisonburg 5.45-5.68; Middle Peninsula 4.58; Norfolk 4.83; Richmond-Petersburg 4.58; Wakefield 4.48

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.