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Grains higher, livestock mixed

CHICAGO — Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery was up 14.4 cents at $4.624 a bushel; Jul corn gained 19 cents at $3.7840 bushel; July oats rose 6.2 cents at $2.912 a bushel; while Jul soybeans advanced 31.4 cents at 8.4400 bushel.

Beef lower, pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Jun. live cattle fell 1.38 cents at $1.0932 a pound; May. feeder cattle was down .36 cent at $1.3582 a pound; Jun lean hogs was 6.6 cents higher at .9035 a pound.

The Associated Press