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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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

Wheat for July delivery fell 4 cents to $5.8875 a bushel, while July corn lost 1 cent to $4.265 a bushel and July oats dropped 7 cents to $2.285 a bushel. Soybeans for July delivery jumped 10.5 cents to $11.28 a bushel.

Meanwhile, and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle edged down 0.7 cent to 82.5 cents a pound; August feeder cattle fell 0.23 cent to $1.012 a pound; June lean hogs lost 0.97 cent to 67.95 cents a pound; and July pork bellies sank 3 cents to 75.55 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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