Grain futures, pork prices fall

7/12/2013 12:45 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures mostly rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery fell 2 cents to $6.81 a bushel; September corn fell 15.25 cents to $5.455 a bushel; September oats fell 4 cents to $3.5225 a bushel; while August soybeans dropped 43 cents to $14.29 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices mostly fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle slipped 0.07 cent to $1.2185 a pound; August feeder cattle was flat at $1.5012 a pound; August lean hogs fell 0.37 cent to 94.90 cents a pound.


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