Grain futures fall, meat prices mixed

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Associated Press

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Updated Friday, Feb 22 at 4:02 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures fell Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery slid 6¼ cents to $7.15 a bushel; March corn dipped ½ cent to $6.90¼ a bushel; March oats dropped 1½ cent to $3.88 a bushel; while March soybeans tumbled 26½ cents to $14.61¼ a bushel.

Beef futures rose while pork dropped on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle added 0.4 cent to $1.2822 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.55 cent to $1.4125 a pound; April lean hogs dipped 0.72 cent to 81.65 cents a pound.

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