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Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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[March 16, 2010]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery lost 6 cents to $4.7925 a bushel, while May corn fell 1 cent to $3.6325 a bushel and oats for May delivery shed 2.5 cents to $2.16 a bushel. May soybeans rose 4.5 cents to $9.30 a bushel.

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

April live cattle edged up 0.55 cent to 95.65 cents a pound; April feeder cattle added 0.05 cent to $1.0602 a pound; April lean hogs fell 0.85 cent to 71.8 cents a pound; and May pork bellies dropped 1 cent to 91.05 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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