Grains mostly higher, livestock lower.
CHICAGO -- Grain futures were mostly higher on Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar. was off 3.50 cents at $7.6275 a bushel; Mar. corn rose 7 cents at $6.0125 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 1.75 cents at $6.8675 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans gained 11.25 cents at $13.59 a bushel.
Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Dec. live cattle fell 2.53 cents at $1.3732 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle lost 4.33 cents at $1.6302 a pound; Feb. lean hogs was off .20 cent at $.8145 a pound.