Grains higher, livestock mixed

Associated Press

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

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Wheat for Dec. delivery was up .20 cent at $4.1040 a bushel; Dec corn gained .60 cent to 3.4020 a bushel; March oats gained 1 cent at $2.58 a bushel while Jan. soybeans was up 6 cents at $10.0440 a bushel.

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

December live cattle was up .50 cent at $1.1688 a pound; January feeder cattle gained .58 cent at $1.5053 a pound; December lean hogs lost .40 cent at $.6455 a pound.