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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[October 23, 2009]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery jumped 9.25 cents to $5.5175 a bushel, while December corn gained 5.25 cents to $4.035 a bushel and oats for December delivery rose 1.25 cents to $2.6425 a bushel. November soybeans lost 3 cents to $10.055 a bushel.

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

December live cattle gained 0.3 cent to 87.37 cents a pound; November feeder cattle rose 0.18 cent to 96.4 cents a pound; December lean hogs inched up 0.05 cent to 53.72 cents a pound; and February pork bellies added 2 cents to 83.5 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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