Grain mixed, livestock mixed
Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for May rose .75 cent to 4.24 a bushel; May corn was off 1.25 cents at 3.5950 a bushel; May oats fell 2.25 cents at $2.1650 a bushel; while May soybeans was up .75 cents to $9.42 a bushel.
Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle was up 1.25 cents at $1.2005 a pound; April feeder cattle gained 1.80 cents at $1.3375 a pound; while April lean hogs fell 0.60 cent at $.6332 a pound.