Grain mostly lower, livestock lower

8/8/2014 12:30 PM
By Associated Press

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

Wheat for Sept delivery fell 12.25 cents to $5.4925 a bushel; Dec corn was 7.75 cents lower at 3.6350 a bushel; Dec oats were 5.50 cents lower at $3.3125 a bushel; while Nov soybeans rose 6.75 cents to $10.8475 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct live cattle fell 3.00 cents to $1.50 a pound; Sep feeder cattle was 3.00 cents lower at $2.1472 a pound; while Oct lean hogs fell .93 cent to $.9932 a pound.

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