Grain higher, beefhigher and pork lower

CHICAGO – Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec delivery rose 3.75 cents to $4.8275 a bushel; Dec corn was 1.50 cents higher at 3.2275 a bushel; Dec oats gained 5.75 cents to $3.4450 a bushel; while Nov soybeans advanced 7.75 cents to $9.1675 a bushel.

Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec live cattle rose .52 cent to $1.6642 a pound; Oct feeder cattle was 2.68 cents higher at $2.4110 a pound; while Dec lean hogs were .02 cent lower to $.9485 a pound.