CHICAGO (AP) - Agriculture futures were mixed in early trading
Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for March delivery dropped 9 cents to $5.01 a bushel;
March corn edged up 0.25 cent to $3.7125 a bushel; March oats were
flat at $2.31 a bushel; and March soybeans fell 3 cents to $9.71 a
Meanwhile, beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile
February live cattle added 0.22 cent to 87.57 cents a pound;
March feeder cattle rose 0.47 cent to 99.12 cents a pound; February
lean hogs gained 0.48 cent to 70.45 cents a pound; and February
pork bellies climbed 0.90 cent to 90.50 cents a pound.
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