Grains mostly higher, livestock mixed.

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

Wheat for Dec. delivery was off 2 cents at $5.2860 a bushel; Dec. corn rose 8.60 cents at $3.72 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 3.80 cents at $2.98 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans gained 5 cents at 9.0460 a bushel.

Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle was up 1.63 cents at $1.2190 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle rose 3.23 cents at $1.4550 a pound; Dec. lean hogs was off .45 cent at .6040 a pound.

The Associated Press