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[July 30, 2009]    CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

HardwareWheat for September delivery shed 4.75 cents to $5.115 a bushel, but September corn inched up 0.25 cent to $3.2075 a bushel. December oats slid 2 cents to $2.04, and soybeans for November delivery dropped 11 cents to $9.16 a bushel.

Meanwhile, beef futures dropped as pork futures gained on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle dropped 1.32 cents to 89.25 cents a pound, while August feeder cattle lost 0.83 cent to $1.0202 a pound. October lean hogs added 0.40 cent to 53.10 cents a pound, and August pork bellies rose 0.18 cent to 61.55 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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