Grain mostly higher, livestock mostly higher

3/18/2014 1:00 PM
By Associated Press

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

Wheat for May delivery rose 18 cents to $6.925 a bushel; May corn was 7.25 cents higher at 4.8625 a bushel; May oats fell 16.25 cents to $4.4125 a bushel; while May soybeans were 26.50 cents higher at $14.1825 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle rose .38 cent to $1.3835 a pound; May feeder cattle was .48 cent lowerr at $1.7832 a pound; while June lean hogs rose 2.23 cents to $1.33 a pound.

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