Grain higher and livestock mostly lower

AP News
Posted: Jun 17, 2015 3:51 PM

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

Wheat for September delivery rose 2.50 cents to $4.97 a bushel; September corn was up 5.50 cents to 3.6525 a bushel; December oats were 2.25 cents higher to 2.6550 a bushel; while November soybeans advanced 12.25 cents to $9.3975 bushel.

Beef was lower and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle was off .57 cent to $1.5065 a pound; August feeder cattle fell .13 cent to $2.2472 a pound; while August lean hogs were .82 cent higher at $.7637 a pound.