Grain futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

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Posted: Jun 15, 2011 3:45 PM
Grain futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

Grains futures mostly slid Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery dropped 22.75 cents to $7.085 a bushel; July corn fell 29.75 cents to $7.2575 a bushel; July oats tumbled 20 cents to $3.675 a bushel; while July soybeans were unchanged at $13.68 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle dropped 0.50 cent to $1.0485 a pound; August feeder cattle fell 0.28 cent to $1.2697 a pound; August lean hogs rose 0.52 cent to 94.52 cents a pound; while July pork bellies were unchanged at $1.21 a pound.