Wheat for Sept. advanced 16 cents at 5.4650 a bushel; Sept. corn was up 5.25 cents at 3.6725 a bushel; Sept. oats rose .75 cent at $2.4275 bushel; while Aug. soybeans gained 4.50 cents at $8.75 a bushel.

Beef and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Aug. live cattle was off .20 cent at $1.0842 a pound; Aug. feeder cattle fell .80 cent at 1.5150 a pound; while Aug lean hogs lost .35 cent at $.6330 a pound.