Grains lower, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Dec. delivery fell 2.8 cents at $5.036 a bushel; Dec. corn was down 5.6 cents at $3.684 bushel; Dec. oats lost 5.2 cents at $3.06 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans declined 7.6 cents at 9.1460 a bushel.

Beef was mixe, pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle lost .08 cent at $1.1897 a pound; Nov. feeder cattle gained .02 cent at $1.4627 a pound; Dec. lean hogs was off .60 cent at .6337 a pound.

The Associated Press