Grain lower, livestock lower

8/20/2014 12:45 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec delivery fell 8.5 cents to $5.50 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.75 cents lower at 3.675 a bushel; Dec oats were off .25 cent at $3.395 a bushel; while Nov soybeans fell 14.75 cents to $10.38 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct live cattle fell 1.82 cents to $1.4540 a pound; Oct feeder cattle was 3 cents lower at $2.1037 a pound; while Oct lean hogs declined 2.32 cents to $.9250 a pound.


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