The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

August 27, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices lower


The Clinton Herald

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

Wheat for December delivery rose 20.75 cents to $6.6675 a bushel; December corn rose 30.5 cents to $5.0050 a bushel; December oats were 13.25 cents higher at $3.4475 a bushel; while November soybeans advanced 61.50 cents to $13.8950 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork prices were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle rose .45 cent to $1.2715 a pound; October feeder cattle was 3.00 cents lower at $1.5585 a pound; while October lean hogs were .92 cent higher at $.8602 a pound.