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Grain mixed, livestock mostly lower

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

Wheat for March delivery lost 1.75 cents to $4.8275 a bushel; March corn was down 8.50 cents to 3.73 a bushel; March oats lost 4.75 cents to 2.3525 a bushel; while January soybeans declined 23.75 cents to $8.8225 bushel.

Beef lower and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. February live cattle was off 2.07 cents to $1.2715 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 3.00 cents to $1.5645 a pound; while February lean hogs lost 1.58 cents at $.5752 a pound.