Grain mostly lower, livestock lower

CHICAGO – Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Sept. delivery was 2.50 cents a bale lower at $4.1010 a bushel; Sept. corn was 4 cents lower at $3.3340 bushel; Sept. oats was unchanged at $2.0560 a bushel; while August soybeans gained 1 cent to $10.28 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork prices were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle was .55 cent lower at $1.0888 a pound; August feeder cattle was 1.13 cents lower at $1.3750 pound; August lean hogs was off .63 cent to $.7558 a pound.