May corn edged up 0.75 cent to $3.57 a bushel, while May soybeans climbed 15.5 cents to $9.675 a bushel. Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at $4.6475 a bushel and oats for May delivery flat at $2.12 a bushel.
Meanwhile, beef and pork futures advanced on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
June live cattle added 1.33 cents to 92.9 cents a pound,
May feeder cattle rose 1.75 cents to $1.099 a pound,
June lean hogs climbed 3 cents to 81.02 cents a pound
and May pork bellies jumped 3 cents to 96.7 cents a pound.
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