Grains futures rise, livestock prices fall
August 3, 2012
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|Grains futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.|
|Wheat for September delivery jumped 26.25 cents to $8.9125 a bushel||December corn rose 11.75 cents to $8.0750 a bushel||December oats rose 5.50 cents to $3.78 a bushel||while November soybeans rose 12.25 cents to $16.2875 a bushel.|
|Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.|
|October live cattle slipped 0.73 cent to $1.2437 a pound||October feeder cattle fell 1.90 cent to $1.4012 a pound||while October lean hogs fell 2.37 cents to 75.85 cents a pound.|
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