Grain higher, livestock lower

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

Wheat for July delivery was up 8.75 cents at $4.8125 a bushel; July corn rose 12.50 cents to 4.3775 a bushel; July oats was higher 3.75 cents at $2.0825 a bushel; while July soybeans advanced 25 cents to $11.5950 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle was off .55 cent at $1.1672 a pound; August feeder cattle fell 2.20 cents to $1.3742 a pound; while July lean hogs lost .90 cent at $.8617 a pound.