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Grain futures mostly rise, livestock prices fall

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March 5, 2013 04:59 PM EST | AP


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

Wheat for May delivery rose 3.5 cents to $7.06 a bushel; May corn rose 5.75 cents to $7.09 a bushel; May oats rose 4.5 cents to $3.8875 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 4.5 cents to $14.6650 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.73 cent to $1.2962 a pound; April feeder cattle fell 1.12 cents to $1.4360 a pound; April lean hogs fell 1.05 cents to 79.25 cents a pound.