Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at $5.12 a bushel; May corn was 4.5 cents higher at $3.78 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at $2.73 a bushel; while May soybeans surged 16.25 cents to $9.78 a bushel.
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Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
June live cattle fell .12 cent to $1.5010 a pound; May feeder cattle was .08 cent higher at $2.1575 a pound; June lean hogs rose .43 cent to $.7495 a pound.