Wheat, corn, oats and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef was higher and pork lower on the CME.

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.

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.