Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 5:

In Virginia, feeder cattle mostly steady to 5.00 higher. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 11.00 lower. Wheat .06 to .11 higher, new crop mostly .03 higher. Corn mostly .02 to .09 lower, new crop mostly .06 lower. Soybeans mostly .17 higher, new crop mostly .16 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 110.00-170.00, mostly 153.00-170.00, average 160.10

500-600 lbs 125.00-180.00, mostly 156.00-180.00, average 160.24

600-700 lbs 129.00-165.00, mostly 150.00-165.00, average 153.15

700-800 lbs 123.00-149.00, mostly 132.00-149.00, average 136.20

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 115.00-143.25, mostly 135.00-143.25, average 137.85

500-600 lbs 87.00-143.50, mostly 120.00-143.50, average 134.29

600-700 lbs 91.00-131.00, mostly 117.00-131.00, average 121.71

700-800 lbs 81.00-121.00, mostly 112.00-121.00, average 113.68

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 25.00-54.00, average 43.80

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 41.00-55.00, average 47.92

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 4.24; Middle Peninsula 4.26, new crop 4.74; Norfolk new crop 4.34-4.64; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 4.39; Roanoke 4.81, new crop 4.74; Wakefield new crop 4.50-4.64

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.95; Harrisonburg 4.00-4.60, new crop 4.52-4.62; Middle Peninsula 3.80, new crop 3.87; Norfolk 3.95, new crop 3.92-4.02; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.85, new crop 4.12; Wakefield 3.80-4.10, new crop 4.00-4.32

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.37-8.47; Harrisonburg 8.05-8.20; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.52-8.99, new crop 9.05-9.15; Middle Peninsula 8.62, new crop 8.95; Norfolk 9.07, new crop 9.10-9.25; Wakefield 8.70-8.99, new crop 8.90-9.15

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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