Grain higher, livestock higher

AP News
Posted: Dec 27, 2013 3:53 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 3 cents to $6.09 a bushel; March corn was 1.25 cents higher at 4.2750 a bushel; March oats rose 3.25 cents to $3.56 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 8.50 cents to $13.1375 a bushel.

Beef and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle rose .80 cent to $1.3495 a pound; March feeder cattle was .60 cent higher at $1.6780 a pound; while February lean hogs rose .35 cent to $.8565 a pound.