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Grain higher, livestock mixed

CHICAGO – Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery gained 3.75 cents to $4.6125 a bushel; March corn was .75 cent lower at 3.6025 a bushel; March oats were declined 6.50 cents to 1.8925 a bushel; while March soybeans fell 1 cent at $8.6225 bushel.

Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was up .65 cent to $1.3180 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 2.22 cents to $1.5122 a pound; while April lean hogs fell 1.27 cents at $.6835 a pound.