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Agriculture futures trade lower on the CBOT

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[April 08, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures fell Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery dropped 17.25 cents to $5.3975 a bushel; May corn fell 9.25 cents to $3.9625 a bushel; May oats lost 1 cent to $1.99 a bushel; and May soybeans fell 4.5 cents to $9.895 a bushel.

Beef futures traded lower and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle lost 0.62 cent to 83.75 cents a pound; May feeder cattle slipped 0.33 cent to 97.12 cents a pound; June lean hogs rose 0.7 cent to 73.45 cents a pound; and May pork bellies edged down 0.13 cent to 89.67 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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