Grains futures rise, livestock prices trade mixed

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Posted: Aug 15, 2011 4:08 PM
Grains futures rise, livestock prices trade mixed

Grains futures climbed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery added 9.25 cents to $7.415 a bushel; December corn gained 5.5 cents to $7.20 a bushel; November soybeans added 16.5 cents to $13.5125 a bushel; and December oats rose 3 cents to $3.58 a bushel.

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

October live cattle dipped 0.35 cent to $1.2010 a pound; October feeder cattle rose 0.37 cent to $1.3907 a pound; while October lean hogs added 0.48 cent to 89.95 cents a pound.