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Grain higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Mar delivery was up 11.5 cents to $5.525 a bushel; Mar corn was 10.25 cents higher at 3.8625 a bushel; Mar oats fell 2 cents to $3.2825 a bushel; while Jan soybeans gained 15.75 cents to $10.205 a bushel.

Beef and pork were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle lost .48 cent to $1.7182 a pound; Jan feeder cattle was 1.53 cents lower at $2.3557 a pound; while Feb lean hogs fell .75 cent to $.9090 a pound.