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Agriculture futures mixed on the CBOT

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[April 09, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 7.75 cents to $5.32 a bushel; May corn gained 0.75 cent to $3.97 a bushel; May oats lost 2 cents to $1.97 a bushel; and May soybeans jumped 16.5 cents to $10.06 a bushel.

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

June live cattle inched up 0.02 cent to 83.77 cents a pound; May feeder cattle rose 0.25 cent to 97.37 cents a pound; June lean hogs slipped 0.1 cent to 73.35 cents a pound; and May pork bellies fell 1.62 cent to 88.05 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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