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

In Virginia, feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 6.00 higher. Slaughter cows unevenly steady, mostly 1.00 lower to 1.00 higher. Wheat .09 lower, new crop .06 lower. Corn mostly .11 lower, new crop .09 lower. Soybeans mostly .22 lower, new crop .21 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 115.00-176.00, mostly 162.00-176.00, average 167.21

500-600 lbs 130.00-176.00, mostly 157.00-176.00, average 165.20

600-700 lbs 127.50-163.50, mostly 140.00-163.50, average 155.58

700-800 lbs 130.00-150.00, average 140.93

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 119.00-151.75, mostly 129.00-151.75, average 143.59

500-600 lbs 124.00-143.75, mostly 130.00-143.75, average 138.42

600-700 lbs 111.00-140.00, mostly 123.00-135.00, average 129.87

700-800 lbs 114.00-129.00, average 120.74

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 30.00-57.00, average 47.06

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 43.00-65.00, average 52.92

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 3.92; Middle Peninsula 3.90, new crop 4.42; Norfolk new crop 4.02-4.32; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 4.12; Roanoke 4.45, new crop 4.42; Wakefield new crop 3.82-4.42

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.83; Harrisonburg 4.15-4.43, new crop 4.37-4.47; Middle Peninsula 3.63, new crop 3.72; Norfolk 3.78, new crop 3.77-3.87; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.68, new crop 3.97; Wakefield 3.52-4.03, new crop 3.77-4.17

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 7.94-8.04; Harrisonburg 7.65-8.00; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.29-8.51, new crop 8.63-8.68; Middle Peninsula 8.14, new crop 8.48; Norfolk 8.59, new crop 8.63-8.78; Wakefield 8.09-8.51, new crop 8.28-8.68

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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