Grains mostly lower, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Dec. delivery fell 6.60 cents at $5.3240 a bushel; Dec. corn was off 5.60 cents at $3.7040 a bushel; Mar. oats declined 19.20 cents at $3.0320 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans was up 3.20 cents at 8.724 a bushel.

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

Dec. live cattle was off .55 cents at $1.20 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle fele .35 cent at $1.4160 a pound; Dec. lean hogs rose 1.20 cents at .6215 a pound.

The Associated Press