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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[April 14, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery added 1.25 cents to $5.2325 a bushel; May corn fell 2.75 cents to $3.875 a bushel; May oats lost 3 cents to $1.93 a bushel; and May soybeans jumped 14.5 cents to $10.215 a bushel.

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

June live cattle were unchanged at 84.60 cents a pound, while May feeder cattle rose 0.70 cent to 99.62 cents a pound. June lean hogs lost 0.17 cent to 74.10 cents a pound, but May pork bellies added 0.87 cent to 87.87 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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