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Grain higher, livestock mixed


CHICAGO — Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery was 1.50 cents higher at $4.7720 a bushel; March corn was up 1.50 cents to $3.7360 a bushel; March oats were 3.50 cents higher at $2.36 a bushel; while January soybeans rose .50 cent to 8.8140 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork were higher the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle was .48 cent lower at $1.3188 a pound; January feeder cattle was .18 cent lower at $1.6095 a pound; February lean hogs gained 2.20 cents to $.5900 a pound.

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