CBOT: March wheat jumps 22.75 cents to US$6.4475/bushel; March corn up 13.75 cents to US$6.3325/bushel; March soybeans surge 37 cents to US$11.0950/bushel; February live cattle down 1.12 cent to 1.2320/lb.

CHICAGO , December 27, 2011 () – Grains futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 22.75 cents to $6.4475 a bushel; March corn rose 13.75 cents to $6.3325 a bushel; March oats rose 6.75 cents to $3.18 a bushel; while March soybeans jumped 37 cents to $11.0950 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle fell 1.12 cent to $1.2320 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.47 cent to $1.4715 a pound; while February lean hogs fell 0.10 cent to 85.75 cents a pound.

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