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Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 8:

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 8.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales 1.00 to 8.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly steady to 8.00 lower. Wheat 0.15 higher, new crop 0.23 higher. Corn mostly 0.03 lower. Soybeans no trend.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 111.00-176.00, average 164.64

500-600 lbs 116.00-170.00, average 155.86

600-700 lbs 128.00-164.50, average 150.09

700-800 lbs 120.00-163.00, average 148.09

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large

400-500 lbs 118.00-143.00, average 132.47

500-600 lbs 110.00-136.00, average 127.24

600-700 lbs 107.00-136.00, average 129.13

700-800 lbs 95.00-134.50, average 120.47

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 42.00-65.00, average 56.15

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 50.00-68.00, average 59.93

Wheat

Eastern Shore 6.96, new crop 6.70-6.80; Middle Peninsula new crop 7.25; Norfolk new crop 7.35; Roanoke 8.16, new crop 7.80

Corn

Eastern Shore 5.34-5.44; Harrisonburg 6.04-6.19; Norfolk 5.44; Richmond-Petersburg 5.64; Wakefield 4.69-5.74

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 11.87-12.12; Harrisonburg 11.87-12.82; Norfolk 12.57-12.77; Richmond-Petersburg 12.37; Wakefield 12.37-12.69

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.