Grain mostly higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for May delivery was up 8.50 cents at $4.7975 a bushel; May corn rose 5.25 cents to 3.8225 a bushel; May oats were off 1.25 cents to $1.9575 a bushel; while May soybeans advanced 18 cents at $10.1775 a bushel.

Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was up 1.25 cents to $1.2680 a pound; April feeder cattle rose .55 cent to $1.4657 a pound; while May lean hogs lost .15 cent at $.7277 a pound.