Grains futures, livestock prices decline

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Posted: Jul 18, 2011 11:10 AM
Grains futures, livestock prices decline

Grains futures fell in early trading Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery fell 13.75 cents to $6.81 a bushel; December corn dropped 14.5 cents to $6.705 a bushel; December oats were unchanged at $3.645 a bushel; while November soybeans declined 4 cents to $13.83 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle dipped 0.30 cent to $1.1030 a pound; August feeder cattle fell 0.25 cent to $1.3545 a pound; and August lean hogs dropped 0.15 cent to 98.80 cents a pound.