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Business & Technology

August 31, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices lower

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

Wheat for December delivery fell .25 cent to $6.54 a bushel; December corn rose .50 cent to $4.82 a bushel; December oats were 7 cents lower at $3.4050 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 11 cents to $13.5750 a bushel.

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

October live cattle fell .17 cent to $1.2680 a pound; October feeder cattle was .95 cent higher at $1.5895 a pound; while October lean hogs were .30 cent higher at $.8762 a pound.

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