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Agriculture futures mostly gain on the CBOT

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[February 24, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly rose Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery dropped 8.25 cents to $5.105 a bushel, while March corn added 1.5 cents to $3.5175 a bushel. May oats gained 8.5 cents to $1.685 a bushel, while March soybeans traded up 10.25 cents to $8.7275 a bushel.

Meanwhile, beef and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle added 0.50 cent to 83.92 cents a pound, but April feeder cattle lost 0.15 cent to 89.67 cents a pound. April lean hogs climbed 0.27 cent to 58.22 cents a pound, while May pork bellies slid 0.80 cent to 75.65 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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