Ag trends announced as of October 13, 2023

Published 8:49 am Thursday, October 19, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 13: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 2.00 to 11.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 12.00 to 21.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Wheat new crop .06 lower. Corn mostly steady to .07 lower. Soybeans mostly .04 to .15 higher, new crop .09 higher.

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 54.00-98.00, average 78.26

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Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 76.00-99.00, average 88.48

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   195.00-270.00, average 256.78

500-600 lbs   181.00-263.00, average 239.93

600-700 lbs   180.00-245.00, average 230.47

700-800 lbs   189.00-241.00, average 221.18

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   160.00-239.00, average 224.01

500-600 lbs   150.00-239.50, average 227.13

600-700 lbs   160.00-238.00, average 207.61

700-800 lbs   160.00-205.00, average 195.44

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.36; Middle Peninsula new crop 6.21; Norfolk new crop 5.86; Roanoke 5.72, new crop 6.76

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.01; Harrisonburg 5.45-5.66; Middle Peninsula 4.56; Norfolk 4.76; Richmond-Petersburg 4.56; Wakefield 4.26

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.40-12.50; Harrisonburg 11.95, new crop 12.20; Middle Peninsula 12.70; Norfolk 12.70-13.00; Richmond-Petersburg 12.70, new crop 12.80; Wakefield 12.50-12.85

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.