Grain mostly higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for March delivery was up 7.75 cents to $4.7150 a bushel; March corn rose 3.50 cents to 3.6250 a bushel; March oats gained 1.75 cents to 1.7775 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 1.75 cents at $8.8175 bushel.

Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was up 1.53 cents to $1.3830 a pound; April feeder cattle gained 2.88 cents to $1.6160 a pound; while April lean hogs rose .07 cent at $.7217 a pound.