Virginia agriculture market report

Published 3:42 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on November 17: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle 2.00 to 18.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 7.00 to 13.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 8.00 higher. Wheat .27 lower, new crop .26 lower. Corn .07 higher. Soybeans .11 to .41 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 175.00-267.50, average 231.35

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500-600 lbs 180.00-257.50, average 235.70

600-700 lbs 169.00-243.00, average 219.20

700-800 lbs 159.00-224.50, average 203.81

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 122.50-220.00, average 200.54

500-600 lbs 135.00-211.00, average 195.70

600-700 lbs 125.00-206.00, average 176.39

700-800 lbs 140.00-181.00, average 165.85

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 65.00-99.00, average 85.85

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 76.00-110.00, average 91.72 

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 5.10; Middle Peninsula 5.24, new crop 5.80; Norfolk new crop 5.60; Roanoke 5.54, new crop 6.50

CORN

Eastern Shore 4.80; Harrisonburg 5.35-5.45; Middle Peninsula 4.15, new crop 4.71; Norfolk 4.55, new crop 5.26; Richmond-Petersburg 4.70; Wakefield 4.05-4.95

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 12.90-13.00; Harrisonburg 12.85-12.90; Middle Peninsula 13.10; Norfolk 13.40-13.55; Richmond-Petersburg 13.20-13.50; Wakefield 13.20-13.35

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.