Grains mixed, livestock higher

CHICAGO — Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec. delivery fell 2.40 cents at $4.7960 a bushel; Dec. corn was up 1 cent at $3.7240 a bushel; Dec. oats up .40 cent at $2.74 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans declined 10.80 cents at 8.8720 a bushel.

Beef and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct. live cattle was rose .30 cent at $1.0238 a pound; Sep. feeder cattle was up .05 cent at $1.4125 a pound; Oct. lean hogs gained 1.10 cents at .6285 a pound.

The Associated Press