Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices rise

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Posted: Mar 13, 2012 3:53 PM
Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices rise

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

Wheat for May delivery fell 2.25 cents to $6.49 a bushel; May corn rose 2.50 cents to $6.62 a bushel; May oats rose 4.50 cents to $3.0750 a bushel; while May soybeans jumped 14.25 cents to $13.4875 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle added 0.97 cent to $1.2772 a pound; April feeder cattle gained 1.42 cent to $1.5777 a pound; while April lean hogs rose 0.37 cent to 87.67 cents a pound.