Grain higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Sept delivery was unchanged at $5.5250 a bushel; Dec corn was 3 cents higher at $3.7025 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.33 a bushel; while Nov soybeans dropped 4.75 cents to $10.61 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct live cattle was .55 cent lower at $1.5510 a pound; Sep feeder cattle was .72 cent lower at 2.20 a pound; Oct lean hogs gained .63 cent to $1.0230 a pound.