Grain futures rise, livestock futures trade mixed

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Associated Press

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 14 at 4:02 PM

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

Wheat for March delivery rose 5.50 cents to $8.14 a bushel; March corn rose 10.50 cents to $7.3075 a bushel; March oats rose 2.75 cents to $3.8975 a bushel; while January soybeans jumped 19.50 cents to $14.96 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle rose 1.13 cent to $1.3260 a pound; January feeder cattle slipped 0.05 cent to $1.5307 a pound; February lean hogs fell 0.50 cent to 85.40 cents a pound.

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