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Wheat and soybean futures rise on the CBOT; beef and pork prices also rise

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CHICAGO - Grains futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 2 cents to $6.8525 a bushel; July corn fell 3.25 cents to $6.495 a bushel; July oats fell 12.25 cents to $3.6325 a bushel; while July soybeans jumped 16 cents to $14.645 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle rose 0.72 cent to $1.2012 a pound; August feeder cattle rose 1.10 cent to $1.4447 a pound; June lean hogs added 0.55 cent to 92.07 cents a pound.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130520/wheat-and-soybean-futures-rise-the-cbot-beef-and-pork-prices