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

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

Wheat for September delivery flat to 6.43 a bushel; September corn was 6.75 cents higher at $4.75 a bushel; December oats were unchanged at $3.26 a bushel; while September soybeans were 20 cents higher at 12.19 a bushel.

Beef prices were higher, and pork prices gained on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle was 2.78 cents higher at $1.2745 a pound; September feeder cattle rose 1.43 cents to $1.5400 a pound; October lean hogs .53 higher at $1.0070 a pound.