Grain futures mixed, livestock prices mixed
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain prices for March delivery were mixed in early trading Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat was flat at $7.38½ a bushel; Corn shed 4.5 cents to $6.96 a bushel; Oats were flat at $3.87¾ a bushel; while soybeans rose 7¾ cents to $14.90 a bushel.
Beef and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
February live cattle rose .40 cents to $125.50 a pound; March feeder cattle rose .58 cents to $141.30 a pound; April lean hogs slipped .50 cents to 82.45 cents a pound.