Sheep Madison County (copy)

Sheep graze in a field in Madison County on a recent day in May.

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 26:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging mostly 5.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 5.00 to 8.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 1.00 higher.

Wheat mostly .03 higher. Corn mostly .14 lower, new crop mostly .15 lower. Soybeans mostly .04 lower, new crop mostly .08 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 145.00-160.00, average 151.69

500-600 lbs 133.00-154.00, average 147.23

600-700 lbs 125.00-161.00, average 140.40

700-800 lbs 118.00-135.00, average 127.14

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 110.00-130.00, average 124.95

500-600 lbs 98.00-126.50, average 120.00

600-700 lbs 105.00-124.00, average 114.97

700-800 lbs 97.00-110.00, average 107.17

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 50.00-74.00, average 63.12

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 58.00-79.00, avg. 65.57

Wheat

Eastern Shore 4.37-4.42; Hopewell-Petersburg 4.57-4.97; Middle Peninsula 5.37; Norfolk 4.67-4.97; Roanoke 5.47; Wakefield 4.57-4.87

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.57-3.67, new crop 3.33; Harrisonburg 3.75-4.25, new crop 3.98-4.08; Middle Peninsula 3.52, new crop 3.33; Norfolk 3.42, new crop 3.28-3.43; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.37, new crop 3.48; Wakefield 3.25-3.67, new crop 3.18-3.58

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.34-8.44, new crop 8.23; Harrisonburg 7.60-8.10; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.94, new crop 8.38-8.48; Middle Peninsula 8.59, new crop 8.28; Norfolk 8.92, new crop 8.38-8.58; Wakefield 8.52-8.99, new crop 8.18-8.53

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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