Grains futures, livestock prices mixed

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Posted: Mar 12, 2012 3:51 PM
Grains futures, livestock prices mixed

Grains futures mostly rose Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 8.25 cents to $6.5125 a bushel; May corn gained 14.5 cents to $6.595 a bushel; May oats jumped 15.5 cents to $3.03 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 3.25 cents to $13.345 a bushel.

Beef futures rose while pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle added 0.73 cent to $1.2675 a pound; April feeder cattle gained half a penny to $1.5635 a pound; while April lean hogs fell 0.52 cent to 87.30 cents a pound.