Commodity price trends announced

In Virginia, in comparison to pre-holiday prices, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 12.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 1.00 to 11.00 lower. Slaughter cows 6.00 to 11.00 higher. Wheat no trend, new crop mostly .12 lower. Corn mostly .01 lower, new crop .07 lower. Soybeans mostly .03 lower, new crop .05 lower.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 157.50- 188.00, average 181.69

500-600 lbs 155.00- 185.00, average 174.58

600-700 lbs 145.00- 181.00, average 164.17

700-800 lbs 80.00- 179.00, average 138.37

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 117.00- 158.00, average 144.81

500-600 lbs 124.00- 150.00, average 142.40

600-700 lbs 131.00- 141.00, average 136.47

700-800 lbs 113.00- 133.00, average 125.21

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 61.00-80.00, average 72.21

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 68.00-80.00, average 74.53

WHEAT

Eastern Shore 6.37, new crop 6.59; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.29; Norfolk new crop 7.16; Roanoke 7.97, new crop 7.49; Wakefield new crop 6.99

CORN

Eastern Shore 6.23, new crop 5.91; Harrisonburg 7.22-7.33; Middle Peninsula 6.53, new crop 5.61; Norfolk 6.44, new crop 6.21; Richmond-Petersburg 6.58; Wakefield 6.78- 7.13, new crop 6.31

SOYBEANS

Eastern Shore 14.21- 14.31, new crop 13.33- 13.43; Harrisonburg 13.69; Middle Peninsula 14.26, new crop 13.33; Norfolk 14.67-15.06, new crop 13.83; Wakefield 14.81- 15.01, new crop 13.73

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Farmville

Prince Edward Animal Control plans crackdown on enforcement

Education

Supervisors make decision on Hampden-Sydney expansion

Buckingham

No more political signs for Buckingham?

Farmville

Farmville splashpad has tentative date set for opening

Buckingham

Juneteenth events arrive: Calendar for the week of May 31, 2024

Buckingham

Some residents will see power bills spike this week. Here’s why.

Business

Parking fees amended, as Farmville council looks at options

Education

School construction runs into delays at Prince Edward Elementary

Local

UPDATE: Sheriff says missing Prince Edward man found

Business

Parking fees tied to ABM contract, Farmville council learns

Buckingham

5th District Republican leaders split, some ask Trump to reconsider

Law Enforcement Reports

UPDATE: Missing Prince Edward resident found

Buckingham

Unemployment rate keeps dropping in Prince Edward, Buckingham

Buckingham

Multiple college students from the region honored for achievement

Farmville

What should happen to Israel Hill? STEPS holds town meeting

Farmville

Oak River Race brings challenge for Jordaine Penick, Max Sangillo

College

Chad Oxendine steps down, leaves Longwood for Sun Belt

Buckingham

D-Day Memorial brings back memories: ‘It is a special place to go’

Business

Farmville council adjusts parking fines, sends plan for hearing

College

Favret tops Hampden-Sydney College 2024 Hall of Fame class

Farmville

Farmville police continue search for armed robbery suspect

Buckingham

After Route 15 crash, VDOT plans safety review of area

Celebrations

Planning starts for next Art Walk in Farmville

Cumberland

Envigo agrees to plea deal in Cumberland beagles case