Grain lower, Livestock higher

Associated Press

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

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Wheat for Sept delivery was lower 5.40 cents at $4.25 a bushel; Sept corn was down .60 cent at $3.4340 a bushel; December oats gained 2.20 cents at $2.334 a bushel while Sept soybeans was down .20 cent to $9.6020 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle gained .63 cent at $1.0505 a pound; Sepember feeder cattle gained 1.15 cents at $1.4320 a pound; October lean hogs was .20 cent higher at $.6395 a pound.