CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. delivery was 3.50 cents a bale higher $4.1860 a bushel; Sept. corn was 4.25 cents higher at $3.3660 bushel; Sept. oats was unchanged at $2.0020 a bushel; while August soybeans gained 20.25 cents to $10.1360 a bushel. August live cattle was. 13 cents lower at... » Read More
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