Grain mostly higher, livestock lower

AP News
Posted: Mar 31, 2014 3:39 PM

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

Wheat for May delivery rose 1.75 cents to $6.9725 a bushel; May corn was 10 cents higher at 5.02 a bushel; May oats fell 2 cents to $3.99 a bushel; while May soybeans advanced 27.50 cents to $14.64 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle fell .87 cent to $1.3750 a pound; May feeder cattle was 1.65 cents lower at $1.7785 a pound; while June lean hogs fell 2.40 cents to $1.2717 a pound.