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Agriculture futures mixed, livestock prices higher

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[April 20, 2010]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed early Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery slid 2.75 cents to $4.52 a bushel; May corn added 2.25 cents to $3.4675 a bushel; May soybeans lost 1 cent to $9.41 a bushel; and May oats were unchanged at $2.105 a bushel.

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

June live cattle added 0.60 cent to 94.12 cents a pound; May feeder cattle gained 1 cent to $1.1370 a pound; June lean hogs rose 1.63 cents to 85 cents a pound; and May pork bellies traded up 1 cent to 97.70 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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