Wheat for May rose .50 cent at 4.5350 a bushel; May corn was up .50 cent at 3.75 a bushel; May oats was off 4 cents at $2.3150 a bushel; while May soybeans gained 1.50 cents at $10.2975 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was off 1.87 cents at $1.1770 a pound; March feeder cattle rose 2.20 cents at 1.3997 a pound; while April lean hogs fell .68 cent at $.6257 a pound.