CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mostly lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery dropped 1 cent to $5.19 a bushel, while December oats slipped 0.5 cent to $2.58 a bushel and January soybeans fell 9 cents to $9.63 a bushel. Corn for December delivery was unchanged at $3.86 a bushel.

In other trading, beef and pork futures dropped on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle slipped 0.20 cent to 84.75 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.50 cent to 95.20 cents a pound; December lean hogs dipped 0.05 cent to 55.75 cents a pound; and February pork bellies traded down 0.90 cent to 83.70 cents a pound.

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