CHICAGO (AP) -- Grains futures were mostly higher early Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery climbed 6.75 cents to $4.685 a bushel, while July corn gained 1 cent to $3.725 a bushel and soybeans for July delivery jumped 8.5 cents to $9.465 a bushel. July oats were unchanged at $1.925 a bushel.

Meanwhile, beef futures rose and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle edged up 0.27 cent to 91.07 cents a pound; August feeder cattle added 0.37 cent to $1.0867 a pound; June lean hogs fell 0.5 cent to 81.15 cents a pound; and July pork bellies lost 0.6 cent to $1.02 a pound.

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