Grain and livestock prices fall in early trading

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain prices were mostly lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery fell 5.25 cents to $7.51 a bushel; March corn dipped 1.25 cents to $7.0775 a bushel; March oats were flat at $3.8575 a bushel; while March soybeans slid 17.5 cent to $14.35 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures also fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle lost 0.92 cent to $1.292 a pound; March feeder cattle dropped 1.5 cents to $1.435 a pound; April lean hogs shed 0.22 cent to 85.9 cents a pound.