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Agriculture prices mixed, livestock futures drop

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[February 13, 2010]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

HardwareWheat for March delivery dropped 7 cents to $4.865 a bushel; March corn slid 1.75 cents to $3.615 a bushel; March oats added 0.5 cent to $2.3275 a bushel; and March soybeans gained 2 cents to $9.45 a bushel.

Meanwhile, livestock futures were mostly lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.78 cent to 90.77 cents a pound; March feeder cattle dropped 0.75 cent to 99.75 cents a pound; April lean hogs added 0.53 cent to 68.20 cents a pound; and March pork bellies fell 1 cent to 84 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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