Grains futures rise, livestock prices trade mixed

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Posted: Aug 10, 2011 5:23 PM
Grains futures rise, livestock prices trade mixed

Grains futures rose Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery added 13.25 cents to $6.85 a bushel; December corn was flat at $6.885 a bushel; December oats moved up 6 cents to $3.51 a bushel; and November soybeans rose 1.75 cents to $13.015 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle shed 0.37 cent to $1.1745 a pound; September feeder cattle rose 0.35 cent to $1.3510 a pound; while October lean hogs tumbled 2.27 cents to 86.85 cents a pound.