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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[March 19, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery dropped 22.5 cents to $5.30 a bushel; May corn fell 2.25 cents to $3.8825 a bushel; May oats inched up 0.25 cent to $1.9325 a bushel; and May soybeans rose 2 cents to $9.15 a bushel.

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

April live cattle lost 0.75 cent to 83.55 cents a pound; May feeder cattle slipped 0.27 cent to 94.05 cents a pound; April lean hogs gained 0.1 cent to 62.25 cents a pound; and May pork bellies advanced 0.72 cent to 90.22 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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