Grain futures rise, livestock prices mixed

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Associated Press

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 4:02 PM

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

Wheat for May delivery rose 2.50 cents to $7.1450 a bushel; May corn rose 8.25 cents to $7.0350 a bushel; May oats rose 5.50 cents to $3.7725 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 12.75 cents to $14.5225 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle slipped 0.02 cent to $1.2985 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.55 cent to $1.42 a pound; April lean hogs were flat at 81 cents a pound.

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