Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices up

6/19/2013 8:30 AM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose or were flat Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 9.5 cents to $6.97 a bushel; July corn rose 5.75 cents to $6.79 a bushel; July oats were flat at $3.9775 a bushel; while July soybeans rose 0.25 cent to $15.11 a bushel.

Beef prices fell, while pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle rose 0.35 cent to $1.1937 a pound; August feeder cattle rose 0.15 cent to $1.4395 a pound; July lean hogs added 1.90 cent to $1.0060 a pound.

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