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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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

HardwareWheat for March delivery slid 8.25 cents to $5.3975 a bushel, while March corn rose 1.25 cents to $3.85 a bushel and oats for March delivery fell 2.5 cents to $2.53 a bushel. January soybeans dropped 9 cents to $10.44 a bushel.

Meanwhile, beef and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle slipped 0.18 cent to 83.12 cents a pound; January feeder cattle shed 0.8 cent to 92.05 cents a pound; February lean hogs lost 1.43 cents to 65.12 cents a pound; and February pork bellies edged down 0.82 cent to 83.7 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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