The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

September 5, 2013

Grain futures higher, livestock prices mixed


The Clinton Herald

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

Wheat for December delivery fell 1 cent to $6.4625 a bushel; December corn fell 5.75 cents to $4.6950 a bushel; December oats were 2 cents lower at $3.28 a bushel; while November soybeans declined 34.25 cents to $13.5250 a bushel.

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

October live cattle fell .20 cent to $1.26 a pound; October feeder cattle was .15 cent higher at $1.5925 a pound; while October lean hogs were 1.12 cents higher at $.8912 a pound.