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Grain higher, livestock higher

CHICAGO – Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery was 2.50 cents higher at $4.7460 a bushel; March corn was 2.50 cents higher at $3.6820 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $1.99 a bushel; while March soybeans was 4.25 cents higher 8.72 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork were higher the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was 1.30 cents higher at $1.3583 a pound; March feeder cattle was .55 cent higher at $1.5998 a pound; April lean hogs was .78 cents higher at $.7048 a pound.