CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher on Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May advanced 59 cents at $10.7925 a bushel; May corn was up 2 cents at $8.0575 a bushel; May oats was off 2.75 cents at $7.2275 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 18.50 cents at $17.44 a bushel.
Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Apr. live cattle rose 1.42 cents at $1.4357 a pound; Apr. feeder cattle was up .38 cent at $1.5775 a pound; May lean hogs was off .95 cent at $1.1137 a pound.