Grains mixed, livestock lower

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

Wheat for Mar. delivery rose 1 cent at $5.5220 a bushel; Mar. corn was up .2 cent at $3.8860 a bushel; Mar. oats fell 1.8 cents at $3.0440 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans advanced 3.6 cents at 9.2820 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle was off .28 cent at $1.2240 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle fell 1.13 cents at $1.4512 a pound; Feb. lean hogs lost .48 cent at .7007 a pound.

The Associated Press