Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for March delivery was up 3.25 cents to $5.0050 a bushel; March corn rose 4.25 cents to 3.8850 a bushel; March oats were 7.25 cents higher at $2.7450 a bushel; while March soybeans advanced 15.75 cents to $10.2650 a bushel.
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Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
April live cattle was up 2.95 cents to $1.4980 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 3.33 cents to $2.0030 a pound; while April lean hogs were 2.17 cents lower at $.6715 a pound.