Grain higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Mar delivery was unchanged at $5.4950 a bushel; Mar corn was 2 cents higher at $3.8225 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.0550 a bushel; while Jan soybeans gained 14.25 cents to $10.48 a bushel.

Beef mostly lower and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle was .03 cent higher at $1.7005 pound; Jan feeder cattle was 2.35 cent lower at 2.3100 a pound; Feb lean hogs gained .65 cents to $.9115 a pound.