News

Grain lower, livestock lower

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

Wheat for May delivery declined 28.75 cents at $4.67 a bushel; May corn fell 12.75 cents to 3.7175 a bushel; May oats were off 3.75 cents to $1.9750 a bushel; while May soybeans lost 31.75 cents at $9.87 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was off 1.78 cents to $1.2472 a pound; April feeder cattle fell 1.50 cents to $1.4795 a pound; while May lean hogs lost 1.32 cents at $.7570 a pound.