Grain futures mixed, meat prices fall

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Associated Press

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 19 at 11:02 PM

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

Wheat for March delivery fell 10 cents to $7.3225 a bushel; March corn dropped 3.5 cents to $6.9525 a bushel; March oats lost 1.25 cents to $3.7775 a bushel; while March soybeans jumped 45.75 cents to $14.7025 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle dropped 0.9 cent to $1.2955 a pound; March feeder cattle shed 0.2 cent to $1.4317 a pound; April lean hogs lost 1.2 cents to 83.05 cents a pound.

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