Grain higher, livestock higher

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Posted: Dec 18, 2014 3:30 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar delivery gained 6.75 cents to $6.5525 a bushel; Mar corn was up 2.75 cents to 4.11 a bushel; Mar oats rose 1.25 cents to $3.1625 a bushel; while Mar soybeans advanced 8 cents to $10.4325 bushel.

Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle was up 2.7 cents to $1.5852 a pound; Jan feeder cattle was .47 cent higher at $2.1707 a pound; while Feb lean hogs rose 1.4 cents to $.8187 a pound.