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Business & Technology

August 22, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices lower

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery rose 3.25 cents to $6.4925 a bushel; December corn rose 7.75 cents to $4.8325 a bushel; December oats were 1.75 cents higher at $3.36 a bushel; while November soybeans advanced 13.50 cents to $13.04 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle fell .18 cent to $1.2797 a pound; September feeder cattle fell .55 cent to $1.5770 a pound; while October lean hogs were 1.13 cents lower at $.8582 a pound.

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