Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 30:

IN VIRGINIA, state graded feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 7.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 1.00 higher. Wheat no trend, new crop mostly .18 higher. Corn uneven, ranging .09 lower to .51 higher, new crop mostly .07 lower. Soybeans uneven, ranging mostly .31 lower to .10 higher, new crop mostly .19 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 140.00-178.00, average 161.01

500-600 lbs 128.00-163.00, average 154.54

600-700 lbs 118.00-169.00, average 148.51

700-800 lbs 113.00-145.75, average 139.30

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 114.00-144.00, average 135.34

500-600 lbs 110.00-141.00, average 128.82

600-700 lbs 109.00-133.50, average 121.30

700-800 lbs 95.00-120.00, average 112.97

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 44.00-69.00, average 59.89

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 55.00-75.00, average 62.74

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 6.64-6.84; Middle Peninsula 7.23, new crop 7.19; Norfolk new crop 7.29; Richmond-Petersburg new crop 6.94; Roanoke 7.54, new crop 7.54; Wakefield new crop 7.29

Corn

Eastern Shore 6.73-7.37, new crop 5.46-5.51; Harrisonburg 6.93-7.28, new crop 6.06-6.16; Middle Peninsula 6.73, new crop 5.41; Norfolk new crop 5.46-5.66; Richmond-Petersburg 7.27, new crop 5.81; Wakefield 6.78-7.52, new crop 5.66-6.06

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 14.88-15.28, new crop 12.59-12.74; Harrisonburg 14.82-15.23, new crop 12.59; Middle Peninsula 15.47, new crop 12.89; Norfolk 15.37, new crop 12.99-13.29; Richmond-Petersburg 15.68-15.73, new crop 13.04-13.09; Wakefield 15.17-15.42, new crop 13.24

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Source: Virginia Market News Service, www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews