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Grain mostly lower and livestock higher

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

Wheat for September delivery was off 4.75 cents to $5.71 a bushel; September corn was 12.50 cents lower at 4.2825 a bushel; December oats rose .50 cent at 2.6850 a bushel; while November soybeans lost 3.50 cents to $10.25 a bushel.

Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle was up .55 cent to $1.4715 a pound; August feeder cattle gained 3.08 cents to $2.1430 a pound; while August lean hogs were 1.97 cent higher to $.7592 a pound.