Grains higher, livestock higher.

Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar. delivery advanced 9.40 cents at $5.5760 a bushel; Mar. corn rose 2.40 cents at $3.88 a bushel; Mar. oats gained 8.60 cents at $2.9260 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans was up 1.20 cents at 9.3940 a bushel.

Beef, pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle gained .95 cent at $1.2380 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle rose .85 cent at $1.4552 a pound; Feb. lean hogs was up .40 cent at .7095 a pound.

The Associated Press