CBOT: March wheat up 2.50 cents to US$6.0475/bushel; March corn rises 4.50 cents to US$6.04/bushel; March soybeans increase 25.25 cents to US$11.8950/bushel; February live cattle up 1.05 cent to US$1.2352/lb.

CHICAGO , January 17, 2012 () – Grains futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 2.50 cents to $6.0475 a bushel; March corn rose 4.50 cents to $6.04 a bushel; March oats rose 4.25 cents to $2.8675 a bushel; while March soybeans jumped 25.25 cents to $11.8950 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures mostly rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle rose 1.05 cent to $1.2352 a pound; March feeder cattle was unchanged at $1.5237 a pound; while February lean hogs rose 0.17 cent to 85.77 cents a pound.

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