The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

October 17, 2013

Grain mixed, livestock higher


The Clinton Herald

---- — CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 4.25 cents to $6.8150 a bushel; December corn fell .75 cent to 4.4275 a bushel; December oats were 5 cents higher at $3.36 a bushel; while November soybeans advanced 9.50 cents to $12.7650 a bushel. Beef and pork rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle rose .50 cent to $1.3325 a pound; November feeder cattle was .22 cent higher at $1.6772 a pound; while December lean hogs were 1.00 cent higher at $.8880 a pound.