Grains, livestock futures rise

AP News
Posted: Jun 21, 2011 3:51 PM
Grains, livestock futures rise

Grains futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery gained 15 cents to $6.7425 a bushel; July corn added 7 cents to $7.075 a bushel; July oats rose 3.5 cents to $3.535 a bushel; while July soybeans jumped 13 cents $13.4875 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle added 1.18 cent to $1.1315 a pound; August feeder cattle gained 2.32 cents to $1.3782 a pound; August lean hogs rose 1.23 cent to 97.90 cents a pound; while August pork bellies were unchanged at $1.065 a pound.