Grains futures mixed, beef prices fall

6/18/2013 8:30 AM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose or were flat Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery was flat at $6.805 a bushel; July corn rose 7.75 cents to $6.7625 a bushel; July oats were flat at $3.965 a bushel; while July soybeans rose 11.5 cents to $15.24 a bushel.

Beef prices fell, while pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle fell 0.45 cent to $1.1880 a pound; August feeder cattle fell 0.47 cent to $1.4405 a pound; July lean hogs added 0.60 cent to 98.55 cents a pound.


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