Grain lower on the CBOT, livestock higher on the CME

CommoditiesAssociated Press

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

Wheat for Mar delivery was unchanged at 6.02 a bushel; Mar corn was 1.75 cents lower at $4.0525 a bushel; Mar oats were unchanged at $3.05 a bushel; while Mar soybeans lost 9.5 cents to $10.345 a bushel.

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Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle was up .5 cent to $1.6520 a pound; Mar feeder cattle was 1.25 cents higher at 2.1750 a pound; Feb lean hogs rose .63 cent to $.8180 a pound.