Grain futures mixed, meat prices fall

AP News
Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:07 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures traded mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery fell 10 cents to $7.3225 a bushel; March corn dropped 3.5 cents to $6.9525 a bushel; March oats lost 1.25 cents to $3.7775 a bushel; while March soybeans jumped 45.75 cents to $14.7025 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle dropped 0.9 cent to $1.2955 a pound; March feeder cattle shed 0.2 cent to $1.4317 a pound; April lean hogs lost 1.2 cents to 83.05 cents a pound.