The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

August 16, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices lower


The Clinton Herald

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

Wheat for December delivery rose 6.75 cents to $6.495 a bushel; December corn rose 17 cents to $4.7225 a bushel; December oats were 2.75 cents higher at $3.3125 a bushel; while November soybeans rose 26.5 cents to $12.655 a bushel.

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

October live cattle fell .07 cent to $1.2810 a pound; September feeder cattle fell .38 cent to $1.5707 a pound; while October lean hogs were .85 cent lower at $.8730 a pound.