Grain mixed, livestock mostly lower

2/24/2015 1:00 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery was down .25 cent to $5.0375 a bushel; March corn was off 1.25 cents to 3.8550 a bushel; March oats rose .75 cent to $2.7275 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 17.25 cents to $10.1875 a bushel.

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

April live cattle was off 1.53 cents to $1.4557 a pound; March feeder cattle fell 2.47 cents to $1.9560 a pound; while April lean hogs were .25 cent higher at $.6857 a pound.

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