Grain lower, livestock mixed

AP News
Posted: Jan 02, 2014 3:37 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery fell 8.25 cents to $5.97 a bushel; March corn was 1.50 cents lower at 4.2050 a bushel; March oats fell 3.25 cents to $3.51 a bushel; while March soybeans declined 25.50 cents to $12.87 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle rose 1.00 cent to $1.3562 a pound; March feeder cattle was .40 cent lowerr at $1.67 a pound; while February lean hogs rose 1.65 cents to $.8707 a pound.