Grains mixed, livestock lower

MarketsAssociated Press

Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery was off 3.60 cents at $4.3020 a bushel; March corn fell .20 cent 3.5060 a bushel; March oats rose .20 cent at $2.46 a bushel while January soybeans gained 1.60 cents at $9.61 a bushel.

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

February live cattle was down .50 cent at $1.2175 a pound; January feeder cattle was down .80 cent at $1.4823 a pound; February lean hogs was down .30 cent at $.7135 a pound.