Virginia wheat, corn prices drop in latest report

Published 11:51 am Thursday, February 8, 2024

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Friday, Feb. 2: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle 1.00 to 29.00 higher. In comparison to two weeks ago, feeder cattle at regular auction sales 7.00 to 22.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly 3.00 to 9.00 higher. Wheat .10 lower, new crop .14 lower. Corn mostly .05 lower, new crop .02 lower. Soybeans mostly .15 to .20 lower, new crop .10 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 220.00-290.00, average 279.75

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500-600 lbs 247.00-267.00, average 262.84

600-700 lbs 210.00-256.75, average 248.56

700-800 lbs 217.00-236.00, average 228.19

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 200.00-244.00, average 237.97

500-600 lbs 175.00-238.00, average 229.50

600-700 lbs 190.00-227.50, average 210.59

700-800 lbs 169.00-209.00, average 203.85

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 66.00-116.00, average 100.60

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 85.00-118.00, average 101.65

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 5.19; Middle Peninsula 5.22; Norfolk new crop 5.64; Roanoke 6.12, new crop 6.54

CORN

Eastern Shore 4.37, new crop 4.74; Harrisonburg 5.05-5.22; Norfolk 4.27-4.57, new crop 4.89; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 4.84; Wakefield new crop 4.89-5.09

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 11.53-11.63, new crop 11.16-11.26; Harrisonburg 11.10; Norfolk 12.53, new crop 11.96; Richmond-Petersburg 11.63; Wakefield 11.58-12.03, new crop 11.36-11.76

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.