Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices mixed

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Posted: Feb 28, 2012 11:02 AM
Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices mixed

Grains futures mostly rose in early trading Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 6.75 cents to $6.5250 a bushel; March corn rose 1 cent to $6.4550 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $3.20 a bushel; while March soybeans rose 6 cents to $12.9975 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.15 cent to $1.2877 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.10 cent to $1.5655 a pound; while April lean hogs fell 0.30 cent to 88.35 cents a pound.