Grain lower, livestock mostly higher

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

Wheat for Mar delivery fell 1.25 cents to $5.19 a bushel; Mar corn lost 2.75 cents to 3.8125 a bushel; Mar oats were 1.5 cents lower at $2.8925 a bushel; while Mar soybeans declined 9.75 cents to $9.7375 a bushel.

Beef gained and pork fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Apr live cattle was up 3 cents to $1.51 a pound; Mar feeder cattle rose 3.85 cents to $2.0382 a pound; while Apr lean hogs were 0.6 cent lower at $.7205 a pound.