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Wheat, corn and soybean futures fall on the CBOT; beef prices rise

03/18/2013 11:01 EDT | Updated 05/18/2013 05:12 EDT
CHICAGO - Grains futures mostly fell Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 5.50 cents to $7.1750 a bushel; May corn slipped 3 cents to $7.14 a bushel; May oats were flat at $4.0175 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 17 cents to $14.09 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.58 cent to $1.2635 a pound; April feeder cattle rose 0.50 cent to $1.3960 a pound; April lean hogs slipped 0.10 cent to 79.57 cents a pound.