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Grains futures jump, livestock prices trade mixed

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[September 25, 2010]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery jumped 22.75 cents to $7.20 a bushel; December corn soared 22.5 cents to $5.2175 bushel; December oats added 14 cents to $3.52 a bushel; while soybeans for November delivery gained 32.5 cents to $11.26 a bushel.

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

December live cattle shed 0.13 cent to 98.12 cents a pound; November feeder cattle dropped 0.75 cent to $1.0910 a pound; December lean hogs added 0.43 cent to 76.45 cents a pound; while February pork bellies were flat at $1.0850 a pound.

[Associated Press]

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