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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[October 10, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 6 cents to $4.68 a bushel, while December corn slipped 1.75 cents to $3.6225 a bushel and oats for December delivery rose 4.5 cents to $2.40 a bushel. November soybeans jumped 28 cents to $9.64 a bushel.

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

December live cattle edged up 0.63 cent to 84.95 cents a pound November feeder cattle gained 0.67 cent to 94.47 cents a pound December lean hogs fell 0.75 cent to 52.77 cents a pound and February pork bellies lost 0.52 cent to 84.25 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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