Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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Posted: Nov 20, 2009 3:59 PM

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

Wheat for December delivery fell 2.75 cents to $5.5975 a bushel, while December corn lost 4 cents to $3.91 a bushel and oats for December delivery edged down 1.5 cents to $2.58 a bushel. January soybeans advanced 7 cents to $10.46 a bushel.

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

December live cattle inched up 0.28 cent to 83.95 cents a pound; January feeder cattle rose 0.85 cent to 92.67 cents a pound; December lean hogs climbed 1.63 cents to 57.6 cents a pound; and February pork bellies added 0.05 cent to 87.12 cents a pound.