Grains lower, livestock mixed

Associated Press

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

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Wheat for Dec. delivery was down .60 cent at $4.2120 a bushel; Dec corn lost 2 cents to 3.43 a bushel; December oats was down 2 cents at $2.53 a bushel while Jan. soybeans lost .20 cents at $9.8960 a bushel.

Beef mixed and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle was up .08 cent at $1.1718 a pound; January feeder cattle was up .18 cent at $1.4973 a pound; December lean hogs gained .55 cent at $.6258 a pound.