Grain futures mixed, livestock prices fall

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Associated Press

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 4:02 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery fell 4.25 cents to $8.5650 a bushel; March corn fell 2.75 cents to $7.52 a bushel; March oats rose 0.50 cent to $3.85 a bushel; while January soybeans rose 1.75 cent to $14.5550 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle fell 0.62 cent to $1.3015 a pound; January feeder cattle slipped 0.03 cent to $1.4557 a pound; while February lean hogs fell 0.15 cent to 85.52 cents a pound.

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