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The Journal Gazette

Friday, December 07, 2012 3:49 pm

Grain futures drop, livestock prices trade mixed

The Associated Press

Grains futures dropped Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for March delivery fell 1 cent to $8.61 a bushelMarch corn slid 14.25 cents to $7.3725 a bushelMarch oats tumbled 6.75 cents to $3.9125 a bushelwhile January soybeans lost 19 cents to $14.7225 a bushel.
Beef and pork prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
February live cattle shed 0.62 cent to $1.304 a poundJanuary feeder cattle rose 0.52 cent to $1.4877 a poundwhile February lean hogs fell 0.98 cent to 83.47 cents a pound.