Grains higher, livestock mixed
Wheat for Mar. rose 1.50 cents at 5.1250 a bushel; Mar. corn was up 2.75 cents at 3.74 a bushel; Mar. oats gained 3 cents at $2.9550 a bushel; while Mar. soybeans was 1.25 cents higher at $8.9450 a bushel.
Beef was mixed and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Dec. live cattle was up .87 cents at $1.2782 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle fell .98 cents at $1.4377 a pound; while Feb. lean hogs was off 2.10 cents at $.6005 a pound.