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Grain futures mostly fall, pork prices rise

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures mostly fell Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 4.75 cents to $6.975 a bushel; May corn fell 7.25 cents to $6.385 a bushel; May oats fell 3.5 cents to $3.5 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 2.5 cents to $14.1975 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices mostly rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle were flat at $1.2082 a pound; May feeder cattle added 1 cent to $1.396 a pound; June lean hogs added 0.12 cent to 89.57 cents a pound.

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