Grains higher, livestock lower

Updated 1/30/2018 9:37 AM

CHICAGO -- Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery advanced 5.60 cents at $4.54 a bushel; March corn rose 3 cents 3.6140 a bushel; March oats was up 4 cents at $2.72 a bushel while January soybeans gained .60 cent at $9.9720 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle was off 2.18 cents at $1.24 a pound; January feeder cattle fell 2.85 cents at $1.4810 a pound; February lean hogs lost .32 cent at $.7238 a pound.

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