Grains higher, livestock mixed
Wheat for Mar. gained 2.25 cents at 5.20 a bushel; Mar. corn rose 2 cents at 3.82 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 3 cents at $2.8575 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans gained 5.25 cents at $9.1150 a bushel.
Beef was lower and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Dec. live cattle was off .50 cent at $1.2480 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle fell .80 cents at $1.4682 a pound; while Feb. lean hogs rose 1.17 cents at $.6377 a pound.