Grain higher, livestock mixed

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Posted: Mar 24, 2014 3:43 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 21.25 cents to $7.1450 a bushel; May corn was 11 cents higher at 4.90 a bushel; May oats rose 2.50 cents to $4.1750 a bushel; while May soybeans were 16.75 cents higher at $14.2550 a bushel.

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

June live cattle rose .30 cent to $1.3642 a pound; May feeder cattle was 1.07 cents higher at $1.7757 a pound; while June lean hogs fell 2.12 cents to $1.2820 a pound.