Agriculture futures trade mixed on the CBOT

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Posted: Dec 07, 2009 4:23 PM

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

Wheat for March delivery dropped 10 cents to $5.48 a bushel, while March corn fell 4.75 cents to $3.8375 a bushel and oats for March delivery edged down 1.5 cents to $2.555 a bushel. January soybeans climbed 10 cents to $10.53 a bushel.

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

February live cattle added 0.1 cent to 83.3 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.5 cent to 92.85 cents a pound; February lean hogs slipped 0.2 cent to 66.55 cents a pound; and February pork bellies gained 1.72 cent to 84.52 cents a pound.