Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

AP News
Posted: Nov 27, 2009 3:56 PM

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

Wheat for March delivery fell 1.75 cents to $5.6975 a bushel, while March corn jumped 5.5 cents to $4.135 a bushel and oats for March delivery lost 3 cents to $2.685 a bushel. January soybeans shed 1.5 cents to $10.53 a bushel.

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

February live cattle slipped 0.28 cent to 85.47 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.8 cent to 92.5 cents a pound; December lean hogs edged down 0.4 cent to 59.02 cents a pound; and February pork bellies lost 0.22 cents to 86.75 cents a pound.