Grains futures, livestock prices trade mixed

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Posted: Aug 09, 2011 3:39 PM
Grains futures, livestock prices trade mixed

Grains futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery added 15.25 cents to $6.7175 a bushel; December corn rose 2.5 cents to $6.885 a bushel; December oats moved up 3.5 cents to $3.45 a bushel; but November soybeans slid 11.75 cents to $12.9975 a bushel.

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

October live cattle added 0.22 cent to $1.1782 a pound; September feeder cattle rose 1.10 cent to $1.3475 a pound; while October lean hogs dropped 1.20 cent to 89.12 cents a pound.