Grain higher, livestock higher

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

Wheat for July delivery was 2 cents a bale higher at $4.66 a bushel; July corn was 4.50 cents higher at $4.0220 bushel; July oats was 2.50 cents higher at $1.9140 a bushel; while July soybeans gained 22.50 cents to $10.7720 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork prices were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was .08 cent higher at $1.1808 a pound; May feeder cattle was .13 cent lower at $1.4588 a pound; June lean hogs gained .18 cent to $.7985 a pound.