Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Dec. 6:

IN VIRGINIA, state graded feeder cattle in a light test, no comparison due to light holiday trading. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales in a light test, 5.00 to 16.00 lower. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Wheat new crop mostly .12 higher. Corn mostly .02 to .08 higher. Soybeans uneven, ranging mostly .09 lower to .03 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 116.00-158.00, average 148.00

500-600 lbs 101.00-163.50, average 148.62

600-700 lbs 119.00-154.00, average 144.22

700-800 lbs 101.00-153.00, average 141.27

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 100.00-132.00, average 116.69

500-600 lbs 90.00-136.00, average 114.32

600-700 lbs 84.00-133.00, average 112.35

700-800 lbs 80.00-129.00, average 107.86

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 31.00-57.00, average 43.02

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 35.00-59.00, average 48.46

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 4.85-4.90; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 5.10; Middle Peninsula new crop 5.20; Norfolk new crop 4.95-5.16; Roanoke 5.74, new crop 5.65; Wakefield new crop 4.66

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.97, new crop 3.96-4.01; Harrisonburg 4.15-4.74; Middle Peninsula 3.77; Norfolk 3.66; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.97; Wakefield 3.75-4.37

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.34-8.44; Harrisonburg 7.80-8.37; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.64-8.84; Middle Peninsula 8.44; Norfolk 8.54-8.84; Wakefield 8.39-8.79

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Source: ​Virginia Market News Service

​www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews

market.news@vdacs.virginia.gov