Grain futures mixed, livestock prices fall

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain prices were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery rose 2.75 cents to $7.5875 a bushel; March corn rose 3 cents to $7.1375 a bushel; March oats were flat at $3.8150 a bushel; while March soybeans slipped 0.75 cent to $14.86 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.35 cent to $1.3117 a pound; March feeder cattle fell 0.30 cent to $1.4690 a pound; April lean hogs fell 0.07 cent to 86.45 cents a pound.