Grain futures mixed, beef prices rise
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain prices were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for March delivery fell 7 cents to $7.25 a bushel; March corn added 1 cent to $7.31 a bushel; March oats were flat at $3.89 a bushel; and January soybeans rose 1.25 cent to $14.76 a bushel.
Beef futures rose, while pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
February live cattle rose 0.13 cent to $1.3040 a pound; January feeder cattle rose 0.73 cent to $1.5050 a pound; February lean hogs shed 0.27 cent to 83.65 cents a pound.