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

Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.5550 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.7225 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.4825 a bushel; while Nov soybeans gained 4.75 cents to $10.43 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct live cattle was 1.00 cents higher at $1.4655 a pound; Oct feeder cattle was .40 cent higher at 2.0900 a pound; Oct lean hogs loss .27 cent to $.9335 a pound.