CHICAGO (AP) -- Grains futures traded higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 18 cents to $7.93 a bushel; May corn gained 4.75 cents to $7.5650 a bushel; May oats edged up 2.50 cents to $3.90 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 0.75 cent to $13.45 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures also traded higher or flat on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle edged up 0.45 cent to $1.1625 a pound; August feeder cattle rose 0.68 cent to $1.3755 a pound; June lean hogs gained 0.18 cent to $1.0145 a pound; while May pork bellies were unchanged at $1.2650 a pound.

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