CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sep. gained 42.50 cents at $8.5250 a bushel; Sep. corn rose 15.25 cents at $6.99 a bushel; Dec. oats was off 8.50 cents at $.96 a bushel; while Sep. soybeans advanced 70 cents at 14.7250 a bushel.

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

Oct. live cattle was up .80 cent at $1.4610 a pound; Sep. feeder cattle was off .38 cent at $1.8297 a pound; Oct. lean hogs fell .72 cent at $.9180 a pound.