Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 29:

IN VIRGINIA, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 8.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales uneven, ranging 1.00 lower to 3.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 5.00 higher. Wheat mostly .01 lower, new crop .01 lower. Corn mostly .10 higher, new crop mostly .07 higher. Soybeans mostly steady to .12 higher, new crop mostly .10 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 145.00-175.00, average 158.88

500-600 lbs 135.00-171.00, average 150.93

600-700 lbs 130.00-146.00, average 136.37

700-800 lbs 118.00-134.00, average 124.31

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 118.00-142.00, average 134.31

500-600 lbs 114.00-134.00, average 127.49

600-700 lbs 109.00-126.00, average 117.32

700-800 lbs 97.50-119.00, average 106.60

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 52.00-73.00, average 61.50

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 58.00-75.00, average 66.78

Wheat

Eastern Shore 4.70, new crop 4.70; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 4.85-5.25; Middle Peninsula 5.15; Norfolk new crop 5.25; Roanoke 5.50, new crop 5.50; Wakefield new crop 4.80-5.25

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.58-3.63, new crop 3.45; Harrisonburg 3.75-4.01, new crop 4.10-4.20; Middle Peninsula 3.63, new crop 3.45; Norfolk 3.53, new crop 3.40-3.55; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.48, new crop 3.60; Wakefield 3.41-3.78, new crop 3.54-3.70

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.02-8.22, new crop 8.06-8.11; Harrisonburg 7.60-7.80; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.72, new crop 8.26-8.36; Middle Peninsula 8.37, new crop 8.16; Norfolk 8.72, new crop 8.26-8.46; Wakefield 8.27-8.78, new crop 8.01-8.41

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Source: www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews