Grain futures rise, livestock prices mixed

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Associated Press

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 24 at 11:01 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 1.75 cent to $7.9375 a bushel; March corn rose 2.25 cents to $7.0425 a bushel; March oats rose 0.25 cent to $3.65 a bushel; while January soybeans rose 9 cents to $14.3975 a bushel.

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

February live cattle fell 0.35 cent to $1.3322 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.65 cent to $1.5150 a pound; February lean hogs rose 0.65 cent to 87.55 cents a pound.

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