Grain higher, livestock mixed

AP News
Posted: Jan 06, 2016 3:51 PM

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

Wheat for March delivery gained 1.50 cents to $4.6275 a bushel; March corn rose .25 cent to 3.5325 a bushel; March oats were up 1.75 cents to 2.12 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 7.50 cents at $8.6475 bushel.

Beef mixed and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. February live cattle was off .25 cent to $1.3652 a pound; March feeder cattle gained .40 cent to $1.6545 a pound; while February lean hogs fell .28 cent at $.6082 a pound.