Grain futures mixed, livestock prices rise

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Associated Press

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Mar 21 at 3:02 PM

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

Wheat for May delivery fell 7.25 cents to $7.2875 a bushel; May corn added 0.25 cent to $7.33 a bushel; May oats fell 4.25 cents to $3.95 a bushel; while May soybeans jumped 29.25 cents to $14.49 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle rose 0.37 cent to $1.2642 a pound; April feeder cattle rose 0.65 cent to $1.3830 a pound; April lean hogs added 0.48 cent to 78.35 cents a pound.

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