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Grain higher, livestock higher

CHICAGO – Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery was 2.25 cents higher at $4.6040 a bushel; March corn was 2.25 cents higher at $3.5360 a bushel; March oats were .50 cent higher at $2.11 a bushel; while March soybeans gained 6.50 cents to 8.6240 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork were higher the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle was 1.08 cent higher at $1.3750 a pound; March feeder cattle was 1.95 cents higher at $1.6663 a pound; February lean hogs was 1.45 cents higher at $.6088 a pound.