The Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly agriculture trends on March 1:

IN VIRGINIA, feeder cattle mostly 1.00 to 7.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 6.00 higher. Wheat .32 lower, new crop mostly .27 lower. Corn mostly .12 to .16 lower, new crop mostly .10 lower. Soybeans mostly .05 to .13 lower, new crop mostly .10 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 137.50-169.75, mostly 166.00-169.75, average 163.71

500-600 lbs 140.50-160.00, mostly 144.50-160.00, average 152.24

600-700 lbs 127.00-147.50, mostly 143.75, average 141.03

700-800 lbs 127.00-137.00, average 132.75

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 124.00-141.75, average 139.17

500-600 lbs 120.00-130.75, average 127.74

600-700 lbs 107.00-124.00, average 120.85

700-800 lbs 96.00-119.00, mostly 96.00-107.50, average 106.40

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 36.00-63.00, average 53.21

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 44.00-63.00, average 56.57

Wheat

Eastern Shore 4.14, new crop 4.17-4.21; Middle Peninsula 4.15, new crop 4.47; Norfolk new crop 4.27-4.52; Hopewell-Petersburg new crop 4.32; Roanoke 4.65, new crop 4.67; Wakefield new crop 4.02-4.47

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.80-3.91, new crop 4.12; Harrisonburg 3.90-4.42; Middle Peninsula 3.71, new crop 3.87; Norfolk 3.44-3.87, new crop 3.92-4.02; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.82, new crop 4.12; Wakefield 3.67-4.02, new crop 3.92-4.32

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.40-8.50, new crop 8.98; Harrisonburg 8.10-8.25; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.43-8.83, new crop 9.09-9.19; Middle Peninsula 8.57, new crop 8.99; Norfolk 8.68-8.88, new crop 9.29; Wakefield 8.38-8.86, new crop 8.79-9.19

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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