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Grain mixed, livestock lower

CHICAGO – Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery was 6.25 cents higher at $5.23 a bushel; December corn was 1 cent lower at $4.1240 a bushel; December oats were .25 ceen higher at $2.4920 bushel; while November soybeans were 9.25 cents lower at 9.8620 cents a bushel.

Beef was lower and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle was .03 cent lower at $1.4643 a pound; August feeder cattle was unchanged at $2.1238 a pound; October lean hogs lost .13 cent to $.6528 a pound.