Grain futures mixed, beef prices rise

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Associated Press

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 26 at 4:02 PM

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

Wheat for May delivery rose 5.75 cents to $7.11 a bushel; May corn rose 9.25 cents to $6.9475 a bushel; May oats slipped 1 cent to $3.7175 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 3.50 cents to $14.3175 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.88 cent to $1.2930 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.37 cent to $1.4117 a pound; April lean hogs fell 0.33 cent to 81.57 cents a pound.

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