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February 22, 2013 04:56 PM EST | AP

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CHICAGO — Grains futures fell Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery slid 6 1/4 cents to $7.15 a bushel; March corn dipped 1/2 cent to $6.90 1/4 a bushel; March oats dropped 1 1/2 cent to $3.88 a bushel; while March soybeans tumbled 26 1/2 cents to $14.61 1/4 a bushel.

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

April live cattle added 0.4 cent to $1.2822 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 0.55 cent to $1.4125 a pound; April lean hogs dipped 0.72 cent to 81.65 cents a pound.