Grain futures mostly rise, livestock prices rise

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Associated Press

Posted on January 22, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 23 at 12:01 AM

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

Wheat for March delivery fell 12 cents to $7.7925 a bushel; March corn rose 1 cent to $7.2850 a bushel; March oats rose 3.50 cents to $3.59 a bushel; while March soybeans rose 22.50 cents to $14.5175 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle rose 0.77 cent to $1.2572 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.65 cent to $1.47 a pound; February lean hogs rose 0.35 cent to 85.70 cents a pound.

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