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

Wheat for Mar delivery gained 15.75 cents to $5.9750 a bushel; Mar corn was up 4.75 cents to 3.9850 a bushel; Mar oats rose 1.25 cents to $3.1150 a bushel; while Jan soybeans advanced 10.25 cents to $10.4225 bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle was off .28 cents to $1.6257 a pound; Jan feeder cattle was 3 cents lower at $2.2860 a pound; while Feb lean hogs fell .20 cent to $.8435 a pound.