Grain higher, livestock mixed

 

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Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Sept delivery rose 11.75 cents to $5.3775 a bushel; Sept corn was 3.25 cents higher at 3.8150 a bushel; Dec oats were 6 cents higher at $3.3250 a bushel; while Nov soybeans advanced 11.25 cents to $10.8625 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle fell 1.32 cents to $1.4780 a pound; August feeder cattle was .30 cent higher at $2.1067 a pound; while August lean hogs rose 1.68 cents to $1.3035 a pound.

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