Grain futures mixed, beef prices rise
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain prices were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for March delivery rose 1.25 cent to $7.7350 a bushel; March corn fell 1.75 cent to $6.8975 a bushel; March oats were flat at $3.53 a bushel; while January soybeans rose 1.75 cent to $14.2050 a bushel.
Beef futures rose, while pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
February live cattle added 0.10 cent to $1.3315 a pound; January feeder cattle rose 0.08 cent to $1.5135 a pound; February lean hogs slipped 0.02 cent at 87 cents a pound.