A look at Virginia agricultural prices

Published 6:38 pm Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Nov. 9: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 10.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 9.00 to 22.00 higher. Slaughter cows, in a light test, mostly 2.00 to 9.00 higher. Wheat new crop .11 higher. Corn mostly .02 lower. Soybeans .06 to .43 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   191.00-271.00, average 247.84

500-600 lbs   175.00-256.00, average 239.26

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600-700 lbs   160.00-264.50, average 228.05

700-800 lbs   162.50-250.00, average 220.14

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   150.00-219.00, average 209.30

500-600 lbs   155.00-223.00, average 205.80

600-700 lbs   140.00-194.00, average 180.04

700-800 lbs   151.00-189.00, average 170.45

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 75.00-101.00, average 86.43

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 71.00-107.00, average 92.09

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.36; Middle Peninsula 5.51, new crop 6.06; Norfolk new crop 5.86; Roanoke 5.81, new crop 6.76

Corn

Eastern Shore 4.73; Harrisonburg 5.28-5.38; Middle Peninsula 4.08, new crop 4.64; Norfolk 4.48; Richmond-Petersburg 4.63; Wakefield 3.98-4.88

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.74-12.84; Harrisonburg 12.58-12.70; Middle Peninsula 12.69; Norfolk 13.24-13.39; Richmond-Petersburg 13.09-13.18; Wakefield 12.88-13.19

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.