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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[April 18, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 1.75 cents to $5.23 a bushel; May corn dropped 9.5 cents to $3.7625 a bushel; May oats rose 2.5 cents to $1.89 a bushel; and May soybeans lost 7.5 cents to $10.51 a bushel.

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

June live cattle fell 0.6 cent to 84.52 cents a pound; May feeder cattle gained 0.35 cent to 99.52 cents a pound; June lean hogs advanced 0.35 cent to 73.62 cents a pound; and May pork bellies fell 1.8 cents to 84.72 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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