Grain futures were higher in early trading Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for December delivery gained 5.5 cents to $4.7375 a bushel; December corn was 2.5 cents higher at $3.7050 a bushel; December oats were 2.5 cents higher at 2.3575 a bushel; while November soybeans rose 5.25 cents to 8.7775 a bushel.
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Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
December live cattle was .23 cent higher at $1.4530 a pound; October feeder cattle was .03 cent higher at $1.9860 a pound; December lean hogs lost .08 cent to $.6347 a pound.