- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 14, 2009

CHICAGO (AP) - Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery gained 4.75 cents to $5.28 a bushel, while May corn jumped 8 cents to $3.955 a bushel and May soybeans rose 12.5 cents to $10.34 a bushel. Oats for May delivery dropped 1.25 cents to $1.9175.

Beef futures fell and pork futures dropped on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle slipped 0.1 cent to 84.5 cents a pound, while May feeder cattle shed 0.27 cent to 99.35 cents a pound. June lean hogs lost 0.2 cent to 73.9 cents a pound, and May pork bellies slid 0.37 cent to 87.5 cents a pound.

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