The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

September 11, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices mixed


The Clinton Herald

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

Wheat for December delivery rose 5.25 cents to $6.4650 a bushel; December corn rose 5.50 cents to $4.69 a bushel; December oats were 5 cents higher at $3.1875 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 1.50 cents to $13.55 a bushel.

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

October live cattle fell .33 cent to $1.2502 a pound; October feeder cattle was .28 cent lower at $1.5777 a pound; while October lean hogs were .02 cent lower at $.9085 a pound.