CHICAGO -- Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Dec. delivery was up 3.20 cents at $4.3220 a bushel; Dec corn gained 1 cent 3.4240 a bushel; December oats was unchanged at $2.73 a bushel while Nov. soybeans was up 2.40 cents at $9.7760 a bushel.

Beef was mostly lower and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle was down .65 cent at $1.2183 a pound; November feeder cattle was up .13 cent at $1.5860 a pound; December lean hogs lost .70 cent at $.6248 a pound.