Soybean futures for March delivery rose 0.8 percent to $11.64 a bushel at 11:38 a.m. on the Chicago Board of Trade. The price was up for the fifth straight session, the longest rally since mid-October. Earlier, the oilseed dropped as much as 1.1 percent.
Corn gained 1.3 percent in Chicago after declining as much as 1 percent. Wheat rose 0.9 percent after dropping as much as 1.3 percent.