Prices for grains, livestock futures rise

CHICAGO -- Grains futures rose Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery gained 8.5 cents to $8.5625 per bushel; December corn rose 7.25 cents to $7.455 per bushel; December oats increased 3.25 cents to $3.9575 per bushel and November soybeans gained 15.5 cents to $15.0925 per bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle increased 0.93 cent to $1.2760 a pound; November feeder cattle rose 1.55 cents to $1.4927 a pound and December lean hogs rose 0.57 cent to 79.17 cents a pound.