Most grain futures higher, livestock lower

2/13/2013 1:00 PM
By Associated Press

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

Wheat for March delivery rose 3.5 cents to settle at $7.355 a bushel; March corn fell 0.75 cent to $6.955 a bushel; March oats picked up 2.25 cents to end at $3.80 a bushel; and March soybeans rose 2.25 cents to $14.23 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures closed lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.55 cent to settle at $1.2940 a pound; March feeder cattle fell 1.90 cent to $1.4135 a pound; April lean hogs fell 0.20 cent to end at 85.80 cents a pound.


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