Grain futures mostly rise, livestock prices fall

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Associated Press

Posted on March 19, 2013 at 3:02 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures mostly rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 9.25 cents to $7.22 a bushel; May corn rose 8.50 cents to $7.2850 a bushel; May oats rose 0.50 cent to $3.96 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 2.75 cents to $14.0675 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.75 cent to $1.2530 a pound; April feeder cattle fell 1.03 cent to $1.3837 a pound; April lean hogs fell 1.18 cent to 78.22 cents a pound.

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