Grains futures rise, livestock prices mixed

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Posted: Jul 26, 2011 4:23 PM
Grains futures rise, livestock prices mixed

Grains futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery rose 5.50 cents to $6.94 a bushel; December corn rose 12.25 cents to $6.8675 a bushel; December oats rose 4.50 cents to $3.68 a bushel; while November soybeans jumped 16.75 cents to $13.8875 a bushel.

Beef futures rose while pork futures slid on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle rose 1.25 cent to $1.1615 a pound; August feeder cattle rose 0.05 cent to $1.3610 a pound; October lean hogs shed 0.77 cent to 91.70 cents a pound.