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Grain higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for July delivery was up 9.25 cents at $4.7375 a bushel; July corn gained 9 cents to 4.1375 a bushel; July oats was 1.25 cents higher at $1.9025 a bushel; while July soybeans gained 21.25 cents to $10.9975 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle was up .32 cent to $1.2142 a pound; August feeder cattle lost .68 cent to $1.4642 a pound; while June lean hogs gained .58 cent at $.8115 a pound.