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Grain mostly higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for March delivery was up 1.50 cents to $4.5475 a bushel; March corn rose .75 cent to 3.5450 a bushel; March oats fell 3.75 cents to 1.7025 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 14.25 cents at $8.7050 bushel.

Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was up .90 cent to $1.3635 a pound; April feeder cattle fell 1.30 cents to $1.5822 a pound; while April lean hogs rose .45 cent at $.7080 a pound.