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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[March 19, 2010]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery dropped 13.25 cents to $4.54 a bushel, while December corn fell 2 cents to $3.1775 a bushel and December oats lost 2.5 cents to $2.055 a bushel. Soybeans for November delivery rose 6 cents to $9.09 a bushel.

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

October live cattle slipped 0.17 cent to 87.05 cents a pound; October feeder cattle lost 0.4 cent to 98.92 cents a pound; October lean hogs slid 1.52 cents to 50.95 cents a pound; and February pork bellies fell 1.3 cents to 87 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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