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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[October 15, 2009]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery climbed 1.75 cents to $5.13 a bushel, while December corn added 1.25 cents to $3.83 a bushel and soybeans for November delivery rose 1 cent to $9.94 a bushel. December oats fell 5 cents to $2.535 a bushel.

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

December live cattle edged up 0.9 cent to 85.57 cents a pound; November feeder cattle climbed 1.03 cents to 94.15 cents a pound; December lean hogs gained 0.58 cent to 54.25 cents a pound; and February pork bellies rose 0.55 cent to 83.3 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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