Grain higher on the CBOT, beef mixed, pork higher on the CME

CommoditiesAssociated Press

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.