Grain higher, livestock mixed

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Posted: Jan 04, 2017 3:40 PM

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

Wheat for Mar. was gained 12 cents to 4.1850 a bushel; Mar. corn rose 4 cents at 3.5975 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 2.25 cents at $2.3775 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans advanced 19.50 cents to $10.0625 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle was up .80 cent at $1.1567 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 1.70 cents at $1.2850 a pound; while February lean hogs rose 1.10 cents at $.6460 a pound.