Grain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for Mar delivery surged 25.25 cents to $6.485 a bushel; Mar corn was up 2.25 cents to 4.0825 a bushel; Mar oats rose a penny to $3.15 a bushel; while Mar soybeans gained 4 cents to $10.3525 bushel.
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Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Feb live cattle was off 2.93 cents to $1.5582 a pound; Jan feeder cattle was 3 cents lower at $2.1660 a pound; while Feb lean hogs fell 1.20 cents to $.8047 a pound.