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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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

Wheat for May delivery fell 6.75 cents to $5.1825 a bushel; May corn rose 3.25 cents to $3.885 a bushel; May oats lost 1 cent to $1.86 a bushel; and May soybeans fell 5.5 cents to $8.765 a bushel.

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

April live cattle gained 0.75 cent to 84.65 cents a pound; May feeder cattle rose 0.82 cent to 94.02 cents a pound; April lean hogs advanced 0.98 cent to 63.2 cents a pound; and May pork bellies rose 1.45 cents to 85.5 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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