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Agriculture futures mostly lower on the CBOT

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[July 16, 2009]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery added 4.75 cents to $5.3475 a bushel, while September corn slid 9 cents to $3.295 a bushel. September oats dipped 0.75 cent to $2.175 a bushel, and soybeans for August delivery dropped 14 cents to $10.205 a bushel.

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

August live cattle shed 0.13 cent to 84.92 cents a pound, while August feeder cattle slipped 0.07 cent to $1.0305 a pound. August lean hogs rose 0.42 cent to 64.02 cents a pound, but August pork bellies fell 1.25 cents to 60.05 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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