Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Feb. 19:

IN VIRGINIA, in a light test, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 8.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 5.00 to 10.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 3.00 to 7.00 higher. Wheat .29 higher, new crop .22 higher. Corn mostly .09 to .14 higher, new crop .06 higher. Soybeans mostly .07 higher, new crop .13 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 142.50-165.00, average 145.71

500-600 lbs 136.00-150.00, average 142.05

600-700 lbs 130.00-139.00, average 136.00

700-800 lbs 117.00-128.25, average 126.86

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 115.00-119.00, average 118.75

500-600 lbs 109.00-124.00, average 119.94

600-700 lbs 106.00-125.00, average 116.68

700-800 lbs 94.00-116.50, average 112.23

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 47.00-68.00, average 61.81

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 54.00-69.00, average 64.90

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 6.00-6.05; Middle Peninsula 6.53, new crop 6.40; Norfolk new crop 6.40; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 6.15; Roanoke 7.23, new crop 6.75; Wakefield new crop 6.50

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.75, new crop 4.64; Harrisonburg 5.95-6.30; Middle Peninsula 5.75, new crop 4.54; Norfolk new crop 4.54-4.79; Richmond-Petersburg 5.75, new crop 4.94; Wakefield 5.70-5.95, new crop 4.99

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 13.40-13.50, new crop 11.42; Harrisonburg 13.25-13.60; Middle Peninsula 13.85, new crop 11.57; Norfolk 14.25, new crop 11.67-11.92; Richmond-Petersburg 14.00, new crop 11.62; Wakefield 13.90-14.15, new crop 11.87

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Source: www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews