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

Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar delivery was up .25 cent to $5.8975 a bushel; Mar corn was up 7.75 cents to 3.8975 a bushel; Mar oats rose 4.25 cents to $3.12 a bushel; while Jan soybeans gained 12.25 cents to $10.1050 bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle was off .15 cent to $1.6697 a pound; Jan feeder cattle was 1.13 cents higher at $2.3595 a pound; while Feb lean hogs fell .25 cent to $.8662 a pound.