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Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

February 21, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery fell 6.50 cents to $6.0975 a bushel; March corn was 2.75 cents lower at 4.53 a bushel; March oats fell 3 cents to $4.6550 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 12.50 cents to $13.7075 a bushel.

Beef was lower and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .42 cent lower at $1.4145 a pound; March feeder cattle was .42 cent lower at $1.7070 a pound; while April lean hogs rose 1.53 cents to $.9935 a pound.

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Source: Associated Press

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