Grains, beans futures, livestock prices drop

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Posted: Aug 18, 2011 4:34 PM
Grains, beans futures, livestock prices drop

Grains futures fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 18.75 cents to $7.3925 a bushel; December corn decreased 12.5 cents to $7.13 a bushel; December oats fell 6 cents to $3.53 a bushel; and November soybeans decreased 5.75 cents to $13.61 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle declined 2 cents to $1.154 a pound; October feeder cattle fell 2.63 cents to $1.3372 a pound and October lean hogs dropped 0.58 cent to 86.82 cents a pound.