Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 3:

In Virginia, feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 6.00 lower, with instances of 10.00 to 11.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 3.00 higher. Wheat no trend, new crop mostly.02 higher. Corn mostly .14 to .23 higher, new crop .10 higher. Soybeans mostly .19 to .31 lower, new crop mostly .28 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 137.50-172.00, mostly 155.00-172.00, average 164.97

500-600 lbs 131.00-173.00, mostly 155.00-173.00, average 158.64

600-700 lbs 118.00-159.00, mostly 141.00-159.00, average 147.73

700-800 lbs 126.00-162.00, mostly 144.50-162.00, average 147.16

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 110.00-166.00, mostly 142.50-166.00, average 140.29

500-600 lbs 87.50-146.50, mostly 127.00-146.50, average 134.78

600-700 lbs 92.00-139.00, mostly 119.00-139.00, average 126.50

700-800 lbs 95.00-120.00, mostly 114.00-120.00, average 117.18

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 32.00-56.00, average 46.92

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 48.00-64.00, average 55.79

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 3.94; Middle Peninsula 4.54, new crop 4.54; Norfolk 4.34, new crop 4.04-4.34; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 4.14; Roanoke 4.44, new crop 4.44; Wakefield new crop 3.84-4.44

Corn

Eastern Shore 4.06, new crop 3.87; Harrisonburg 4.20-4.81, new crop 4.47-4.57; Middle Peninsula 3.77, new crop 3.82; Norfolk 4.01, new crop 3.87-3.97; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.91, new crop 4.07; Wakefield 3.67-4.26, new crop 3.87-4.27

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 7.73-7.83, new crop 8.20; Harrisonburg 7.60-7.90; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.01-8.23, new crop 8.35-8.40; Middle Peninsula 7.86, new crop 8.20; Norfolk 8.28, new crop 8.35-8.50; Wakefield 7.78-8.32, new crop 8.00-8.43

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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