- The Washington Times - Friday, April 17, 2009

CHICAGO (AP) - Agriculture futures traded mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery climbed 3.75 cents to $5.285 a bushel, but May corn lost 4 cents to $3.8175 a bushel. May soybeans added 5.5 cents to $10.64 a bushel, while oats for May delivery were unchanged at $1.865 a bushel.

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

June live cattle shed 0.47 cent to 84.65 cents a pound, while May feeder cattle lost 0.17 cent to 99 cents a pound. June lean hogs traded 0.18 cent higher to 73.45 cents a pound, but May pork bellies tumbled 1.02 cents to 85.5 cents a pound.

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