Grains futures, livestock prices fall

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Posted: Mar 06, 2012 10:52 AM
Grains futures, livestock prices fall

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

Wheat for May delivery fell 15.50 cents to $6.5650 a bushel; May corn fell 8.25 cents to $6.5250 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at $3.0825 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 6 cents to $1.319 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 1.28 cent to $1.2712 a pound; March feeder cattle fell 1.65 cent to $1.5480 a pound; while April lean hogs fell 1.47 cent to 87.95 cents a pound.