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Grain futures, livestock prices rise at Chicago Board of Trade

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Grains futures rose Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.


Wheat for May delivery rose 5.25 cents to $7.3675 a bushel; May corn rose 5 cents to $7.3525 a bushel; May oats jumped 12.75 cents to $4.125 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 6 cents to $14.5375 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 1.40 cent to $1.2735 a pound; April feeder cattle rose 1.80 cent to $1.404 a pound; April lean hogs added 0.57 cent to 80.07 cents a pound.

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