Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

AP News
Posted: Nov 17, 2009 3:49 PM

Agriculture futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery jumped 12.5 cents to $5.7475 a bushel, while December corn slipped 0.25 cent to $4.02 a bushel and oats for December delivery fell 2.5 cents to $2.615 a bushel. January soybeans climbed 19.5 cents to $10.295 a bushel.

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

December live cattle edged up 0.5 cent to 84.07 cents a pound; January feeder cattle gained 0.4 cent to 92.77 cents a pound; December lean hogs rose 1.45 cents to 56.4 cents a pound; and February pork bellies added 1.2 cents to 88.6 cents a pound.