Grain higher, livestock mostly lower

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

Wheat for May delivery was up 18 cents to $5.30 a bushel; May corn rose 11.50 cents to 3.85 a bushel; May oats were 6 cents higher at $2.79 a bushel; while May soybeans advanced 12 cents to $9.7375 a bushel.

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

June live cattle was up .25 cents to $1.5047 a pound; May feeder cattle fell .27 cent to $2.1540 a pound; while June lean hogs were .67 cent lower to $.7385 a pound.