The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

August 30, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices lower


The Clinton Herald

---- — CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 5.25 cents to $6.5425 a bushel; December corn rose .75 cent to $4.8150 a bushel; December oats were 1 cent lower at $3.4750 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 4.25 cents to $13.6850 a bushel.

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

October live cattle rose .05 cent to $1.2697 a pound; October feeder cattle was .38 cent higher at $1.5800 a pound; while October lean hogs were 1.27 cents higher at $.8732 a pound.