Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 12:

IN VIRGINIA, feeder cattle unevenly steady, ranging mostly 2.00 lower to 2.00 higher. Slaughter cows 1.00 to 6.00 higher. Wheat .10 lower, new crop mostly .08 lower. Corn mostly .05 lower, new crop mostly .03 lower. Soybeans mostly .12 lower, new crop mostly .07 to .12 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 135.00-176.00, mostly 158.00-176.00, average 165.53

500-600 lbs 110.00-191.50, mostly 152.00-191.50, average 166.03

600-700 lbs 118.00-160.00, mostly 137.50-160.00, average 150.80

700-800 lbs 109.00-150.00, mostly 125.00-150.00, average 137.27

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 116.00-145.00, mostly 122.00-145.00, average 136.69

500-600 lbs 106.00-152.50, mostly 118.00-152.50, average 136.39

600-700 lbs 95.00-136.00, mostly 114.00-136.00, average 123.85

700-800 lbs 100.00-135.00, average 119.57

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 30.00-58.00, average 45.39

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 36.00-58.00, average 48.78

Wheat

Eastern Shore new crop 4.16; Middle Peninsula 4.16, new crop 4.66; Norfolk new crop 4.26-4.56; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 4.36; Roanoke 4.71, new crop 4.66; Wakefield new crop 4.06-4.66

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.95; Harrisonburg 4.20-4.55, new crop 4.49-4.59; Middle Peninsula 3.75, new crop 3.84; Norfolk 3.90, new crop 3.89-3.99; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.80, new crop 4.08; Wakefield 3.65-4.15, new crop 3.88-4.29

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.30-8.40; Harrisonburg 8.10-8.20; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.65-8.87, new crop 8.98-9.03; Middle Peninsula 8.50, new crop 8.83; Norfolk 8.95, new crop 8.98-9.13; Wakefield 8.45-8.87, new crop 8.63-9.04

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

Source: Virginia Market News Service

www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews