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Agriculture futures trade lower on the CBOT

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[March 26, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures fell Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery dropped 27 cents to $5.08 a bushel; May corn lost 8 cents to $3.8575 a bushel; May oats fell 4 cents to $1.935 a bushel; and May soybeans slid 16 cents to $9.51 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures also traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.83 cent to 84.62 cents a pound; May feeder cattle lost 1.48 cents to 95.37 cents a pound; April lean hogs slipped 0.1 cent to 61.25 cents a pound; and May pork bellies fell 0.5 cent to 88 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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