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Grains prices, livestock futures trade mixed

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[August 31, 2010]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Grains futures traded mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery rose 9.5 cents to $7.045 a bushel; December corn added 5.5 cents to $4.415 a bushel; December oats dipped 0.25 cent to $2.7825 a bushel; and November soybeans fell 3.5 cents to $10.225 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures also traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle slipped 0.05 cent to 98.05 cents a pound; October feeder cattle dropped 1.08 cents to $1.1592 a pound; October lean hogs gained 0.05 cent to 74.87 cents a pound; while February pork bellies were unchanged at $1.0525 a pound.

[Associated Press]

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