Grains lower, livestock mixed

CHICAGO — Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec. delivery fell .80 cent at $5.1520 a bushel; Dec. corn off .20 cent at $3.8540 bushel; Dec. oats lost 5.80 cents at $2.9720 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans was down1.40 cents at 9.2520 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct. live cattle was up 1.58 cents at $1.1268 a pound; Oct. feeder cattle was off .30 cent at $1.4538 a pound; Oct. lean hogs rose .94 cent at .6502 a pound.

The Associated Press