Grain futures rose, livestock prices mixed

1/30/2013 1:45 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 10 cents to $7.87 a bushel; March corn added 10.75 cents to $7.4025 a bushel; March oats rose 2 cents to $3.62 a bushel; while March soybeans jumped 27 cents to $14.7875 a bushel.

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

February live cattle fell 0.27 cent to $1.28 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.28 cent to $1.4910 a pound; February lean hogs were unchanged at 87.10 cents a pound.


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