Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

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Posted: Aug 02, 2011 11:36 AM
Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

Grains futures were mixed in early trading Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery dropped 1 cent to $6.755 a bushel; December corn rose 2.75 cents to $6.885 a bushel; December oats were unchanged at $3.58 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 3.75 cents to $13.5825 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle added 0.17 cent to $1.1797 a pound; September feeder cattle inched up 0.03 cent to $1.3875 a pound; and October lean hogs rose 0.45 cent to 93.45 cents a pound.