COPY-Ag futures mostly rise, livestock futures drop - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

COPY-Ag futures mostly rise, livestock futures drop

CHICAGO (AP) — Agriculture futures were mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

September corn jumped 10.5 cents to $3.185 a bushel, while September wheat added 3 cents to $5.25 a bushel and soybeans for August delivery jumped 15.5 cents to $10.34 a bushel. September oats were unchanged at $1.99.

Meanwhile, beef and pork futures mostly fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle slipped 0.02 cent to 85 cents a pound, while August feeder cattle lost 0.75 cent to $1.0237 a pound. August lean hogs dropped 0.85 cent to 61.25 cents a pound, and August pork bellies slid 0.55 cent to 64 cents a pound.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Utility assistance help available for low-income families

    Utility assistance help available for low-income families

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-01-18 03:17:32 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:47 PM EST2018-01-18 03:47:27 GMT
    (Source: CRDC)(Source: CRDC)

    With the cold temperatures in the past several days, there are likely to be an increase in electric bills for most people. 

    With the cold temperatures in the past several days, there are likely to be an increase in electric bills for most people. 

  • Customers asked to conserve energy Thursday

    Customers asked to conserve energy Thursday

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:06 PM EST2018-01-18 03:06:04 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-01-18 03:17:35 GMT
    (Source: entergy.com)(Source: entergy.com)

    The cold temperatures and higher than expected use of electricity has caused Entergy Arkansas to ask its customers to voluntarily reduce their electricity usage Thursday morning. 

    The cold temperatures and higher than expected use of electricity has caused Entergy Arkansas to ask its customers to voluntarily reduce their electricity usage Thursday morning. 

  • Purple Heart parking sign installed at A-State

    Purple Heart parking sign installed at A-State

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-01-18 00:13:30 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-01-18 02:31:57 GMT
    A parking sign on the A-State campus reserves parking for combat wounded veterans. (Source: KAIT-TV)A parking sign on the A-State campus reserves parking for combat wounded veterans. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new parking sign on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro will honor combat wounded veterans.

    A new parking sign on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro will honor combat wounded veterans.

Powered by Frankly