Grains, livestock higher

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

Wheat for March delivery rose 8.2 cents at $4.572 a bushel; March corn was up 4.20 cents at $3.74 bushel; March oats was up 5.20 cents at $2.73 a bushel while January soybeans gained 1.62 cents at $9.9920 a bushel.

Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle was up .10 cent at $1.2663 a pound; January feeder cattle gained .25 cents at $1.4645 a pound; February lean hogs were up at $.7325 a pound.