Grain mostly higher, livestock lower

CHICAGO – Grain futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec. was advanced 9 cents to 4.0375 a bushel; Dec. corn rose 3.50 cents to 3.4325 a bushel; Dec. oats was up 6.25 cents at $1.97 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans lost 2.25 cents to $9.5450 a bushel.

Beef lower pork was unchanged the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle was off 3 cents at $.9887 a pound; October feeder cattle fell 2.97 cents to $1.2465 a pound; while October lean hogs was unchanged at $.5067 a pound.