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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 5:00 pm

Grain futures rise, livestock prices fall

The Associated Press

Grains futures rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for May delivery rose 3.5 cents to $7.06 a bushelMay corn rose 5.75 cents to $7.09 a bushelMay oats rose 4.5 cents to $3.8875 a bushelwhile May soybeans rose 4.5 cents to $14.6650 a bushel.
Beef and pork prices fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
April live cattle fell 0.73 cent to $1.2962 a poundApril feeder cattle fell 1.12 cents to $1.4360 a poundApril lean hogs fell 1.05 cents to 79.25 cents a pound.