Grain futures lower, livestock prices mixed

9/20/2013 12:45 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 10.75 cents to $6.4625 a bushel; December corn fell 8.50 cents to $4.51 a bushel; December oats were 3.25 cents lower at $3.0875 a bushel; while November soybeans declined 24.25 cents to $13.1525 a bushel.

Beef was higher and pork prices were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle rose .3 cent to $1.2595 a pound; October feeder cattle was .85 cent higher at $1.6022 a pound; while October lean hogs were 1.10 cents lower at $.9005 a pound.

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