Grain lower, livestock loweer

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

Wheat for March delivery lost 4.25 cents to $4.7225 a bushel; March corn was 3.75 cents lower at 3.6550 a bushel; March oats were down 2 cents to 1.99 a bushel; while March soybeans lost 15.25 cents at $8.6775 bushel.

Beef lower and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was down .73 cent to $1.3452 a pound; March feeder cattle lost .50 cent to $1.5942 a pound; while April lean hogs lost .77 cent at $.6970 a pound.