Grain futures fall, livestock prices mixed

4/1/2013 1:15 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures fell sharply Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery dropped 23.75 cents to $6.64 a bushel; May corn fell 55.75 cents to $6.3950 a bushel; May oats fell 20 cents to $3.7625 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 14 cents to $13.9075 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle fell 0.27 cent to $1.241 a pound; May feeder cattle added 2.60 cents to $1.4767 a pound; June lean hogs added 0.50 cent to 91.57 cents a pound.


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