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Grain higher, livestock higher

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

Wheat for March delivery was .50 cent higher at $4.8040 a bushel; March corn was 1.25 cents higher at $3.7220 a bushel; March oats were .50 cent higher at $1.97 a bushel; while March soybeans was 5.50 cent higher at $8.8240 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork were higher the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .78 cent higher at $1.3653 a pound; March feeder cattle was .85 cent higher at $1.5880 a pound; April lean hogs was .78 cent higher at $.7045 a pound.