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Grain higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for July delivery was 2 cents a bale lower at $5.0820 a bushel; July corn was 3.50 cents higher at $4.30 bushel; July oats was 2.50 cents higher at $2.08 a bushel; while July soybeans gained 13 cents to $11.89 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was .15 cent lower at $1.2305 a pound; August feeder cattle was .25 cent lower at $1.4705 pound; June lean hogs lost .18 cent to $.8250 a pound.