Grain futures mostly fall, pork prices rise

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Associated Press

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 18 at 4:02 PM

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

Wheat for March delivery rose 3.25 cents to $8.1125 a bushel; March corn fell 4 cents to $7.20 a bushel; March oats fell 8.75 cents to $3.8050 a bushel; while January soybeans fell 30.25 cents to $14.66 a bushel.

Beef futures mostly fell, while pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle fell 0.55 cent to $1.3295 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 2.05 cents to $1.5220 a pound; February lean hogs rose 0.52 cent to 85.27 cents a pound.

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