Grain futures trade mixed, livestock prices rise

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[June 21, 2011]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Grains futures traded mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery fell 13 cents to $6.5925 a bushel; July corn edged up 0.25 cent to $7.005 a bushel; July oats dropped 1.5 cent to $3.50 a bushel; while July soybeans added 2.75 cents $13.3575 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle added 1.77 cent to $1.1197 a pound; August feeder cattle gained 2.85 cents to $1.3550 a pound; August lean hogs rose 1.82 cent to 96.67 cents a pound; while August pork bellies were unchanged at $1.065 a pound.

[Associated Press]

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