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Commodity price update

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on November 19:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle 3.00 to 18.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 5.00 lower. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower. Wheat .17 higher, new crop .19 higher. Corn steady to .04 higher. Soybeans mostly .16 to .61 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs   125.00-170.00, average 150.60

500-600 lbs   125.00-157.50, average 146.35

600-700 lbs   115.00-144.00, average 133.90

700-800 lbs   117.00-134.00, average 128.58

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs     90.00-129.00, average 124.96

500-600 lbs     97.00-127.00, average 120.84

600-700 lbs   100.00-122.00, average 115.87

700-800 lbs     94.00-125.00, average 111.38

Slaughter Cows

Boning,     800-1200 lbs, 32.00-55.00, average 50.30

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 41.00-62.00, average 51.58

Wheat

Eastern Shore 7.75, new crop 7.50; Middle Peninsula new crop 8.05; Norfolk new crop 8.15; Roanoke 8.45, new crop 8.60, Wakefield new crop 8.15

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.83; Harrisonburg 6.33-6.53; Norfolk 5.83; Richmond-Petersburg 6.09; Wakefield 5.08-6.34

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 12.20-12.25; Harrisonburg 11.75-12.20; Norfolk 12.75-12.85; Richmond-Petersburg 12.75; Wakefield 12.30-12.75

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.