Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on August 16.

In Virginia, feeder cattle uneven, ranging 9.00 lower to 10.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower. Wheat mostly .30 lower, new crop .26 lower. Corn mostly .46 to .50 lower, new crop .47 lower. Soybeans mostly steady to .12 lower, new crop mostly .12 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 129.00-152.00, average 143.20

500-600 lbs 124.00-154.00, average 137.23

600-700 lbs 95.00-147.50, average 137.54

700-800 lbs 115.00-153.00, average 141.53

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 104.00-144.00, average 125.59

500-600 lbs 89.00-135.00, average 120.12

600-700 lbs 90.00-133.25, average 121.30

700-800 lbs 88.00-128.25, average 118.36

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 41.00-65.00, average 53.38

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 50.00-66.00, average 57.91

Wheat

Eastern Shore 4.19-4.34, new crop 4.46; Middle Peninsula new crop 4.81; Norfolk 4.39-4.54, new crop 4.66; Roanoke 5.19; Wakefield 3.99-4.04

Corn

Eastern Shore 4.06, new crop 3.66-3.76; Harrisonburg 4.70-5.00, new crop 4.56-4.66; Middle Peninsula 3.76, new crop 3.71; Norfolk 3.86, new crop 3.66-3.86; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.96, new crop 3.91; Wakefield 3.95-4.16, new crop 3.66-4.06

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.21-8.31, new crop 8.11-8.31; Harrisonburg 7.35-7.90; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.28, new crop 8.36-8.46; Middle Peninsula 8.13, new crop 8.26; Norfolk 8.48, new crop 8.41-8.46; Wakefield 7.98-8.25, new crop 7.96-8.53

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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