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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[March 10, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery lost 3.75 cents to $5.2325 a bushel; May corn rose 4 cents to $3.655 a bushel; May oats gained 1.5 cents to $1.8425 a bushel; and May soybeans lost 2 cents to $8.65 a bushel.

Beef futures were higher and pork futures fell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle rose 0.75 cent to 83.2 cents a pound; April feeder cattle inched up 0.3 cent to 90.92 cents a pound; April lean hogs slipped 0.08 cent to 62.42 cents a pound; and May pork bellies fell 2.48 cents to 80.72 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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