Grain higher, livestock higher

Associated Press

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

Continue Reading Below

Wheat for July delivery was 7.40 cents higher at $4.5220 a bushel; July corn was up 4 cents at $3.8860 a bushel; July oats was down 5.60 cents at $2.5460 a bushel while July soybeans gained 7.40 cents to $9.3820 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was .35 cent higher at $1.3155 a pound; August feeder cattle was up .05 cent at $1.5485 pound; June lean hogs gained .60 cent to $.8223 a pound.