Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Jan. 8:

IN VIRGINIA, as compared to pre-holiday trade, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 9.00 lower to 4.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales unestablished. Slaughter cows steady to 7.00 higher. Wheat .33 higher, new crop mostly .30 higher. Corn mostly .61 higher, new crop mostly .26 higher. Soybeans 1.44-2.00 higher, new crop mostly .81 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 136.00-160.00, average 154.04

500-600 lbs 125.50-151.00, average 139.33

600-700 lbs 110.00-137.00, average 129.65

700-800 lbs 104.00-131.00, average 125.55

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 110.00-136.00, average 125.20

500-600 lbs 109.50-130.00, average 120.91

600-700 lbs 80.00-122.00, average 114.24

700-800 lbs 85.00-114.00, average 100.40

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 41.00-56.00, average 48.97

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 40.00-56.00, average 49.49

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 5.84-5.89; Middle Peninsula 6.32, new crop 6.24; Norfolk new crop 6.24; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 6.09; Roanoke 7.02, new crop 6.59; Wakefield new crop 6.34

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.14-5.19, new crop 4.46; Harrisonburg 5.59-5.74; Middle Peninsula 5.04, new crop 4.36; Norfolk 4.99, new crop 4.61; Richmond-Petersburg 5.39, new crop 4.76; Wakefield 5.49-5.59, new crop 5.01

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 13.15-13.26, new crop 11.08; Harrisonburg 13.21-13.30; Middle Peninsula 13.75, new crop 11.23; Norfolk 13.86-14.05, new crop 11.58; Richmond-Petersburg 13.80; Wakefield 13.90-13.95, new crop 11.53

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Source: www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews