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Grain mixed, livestock lower

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

Wheat for March delivery was 2.50 cents lower at $4.4220 a bushel; March corn 1 cents higher at $3.5440 a bushel; March oats .50 cents higher at $1.70 a bushel; while March soybeans gained 3.50 cents at $8.5660 a bushel.

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

April live cattle was .70 cent lower at $1.3628 a pound; March feeder cattle was .70 cent lower at $1.5745 a pound; April lean hogs gained .10 cents at $.7008 a pound.