Wheat, corn and oat futures rise, while soybean futures fall on the CBOT

August 17th, 2012

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Category: Grains, Oilseeds

(The Washington Post) - Grains futures mostly rose Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery rose 15.50 cents to $8.8175 a bushel; December corn rose 3.50 cents to $8.0750 a bushel; December oats rose 7 cents to $3.8325 a bushel; while November soybeans fell 9.25 cents to $16.2525 a bushel.

Beef futures fell, while pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.October live cattle fell 1.10 cent to $1.2555 a pound; October feeder cattle fell 1.40 cent to $1.4412 a pound; while October lean hogs rose 0.02 cent to 75.62 cents a pound.

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