Grain lower, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for March delivery was 3 cents lower at $4.5620 a bushel; March corn was off 2 cents at $3.6520 a bushel; March oats declined 6 cents at $1.88 a bushel; while March soybeans lost 10.20 cents at $8.72 a bushel.

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

April live cattle was .15 cents higher at $1.3483 a pound; March feeder cattle was .85 cent lower at $1.5680 a pound; April lean hogs was up .47 cent at $.6885 a pound.