Grain mixed, livestock higher

CHICAGO – Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery was 4.25 cents higher at $5.3650 a bushel; July corn was 2.75 cents lower at $3.6225 a bushel; July oats were unchanged at $2.57 a bushel; while July soybeans lost 4 cents to 9.4750 a bushel.

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

August live cattle was 1.18 cents higher at $1.5405 a pound; August feeder cattle was 3.03 cents higher at $2.2725 a pound; July lean hogs gained .78 cent to $.8075 a pound.