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Grains higher, livestock lower

Posted at 10:05 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 10:05:59-05

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar. delivery rose 3.60 cents at $5.20 a bushel; Mar. corn gained 3.20 cents at $3.7760 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 2 cents at $2.85 a bushel; while Mar. soybeans advanced 5.40 cents at 9.1540 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb. live cattle was off .99 cent at $1.2638 a pound; Mar. feeder cattle fell .52 cent at $1.4408 a pound; Feb. lean hogs lost .22 cent at .5505 a pound.