Grain mixed and livestock lower

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

Wheat for September delivery lost 7.75 cents to $5.7750 a bushel; September corn was 1.25 cents higher at 4.2450 a bushel; December oats were off 4.75 cents at 2.67 a bushel; while November soybeans gained 2.50 cents to $9.8825 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle was off 2.07 cents to $1.49 a pound; August feeder cattle fell 3.50 cents to $2.1362 a pound; while August lean hogs were .55 cent lower to $.7580 a pound.