Agriculture futures, livestock prices mostly fall

CHICAGO (AP) - Agriculture futures mostly fell Thursday on the
Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery dropped 8.25 cents to $5.29 a bushel;
March corn slid 6.5 cents to $4.0375 a bushel; March oats were
unchanged at $2.6225 a bushel; and January soybeans shed 17 cents
to $10.425 a bushel.

Meanwhile, beef and pork futures mostly slipped on the Chicago
Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle dipped 0.03 cent to 84.87 cents a pound;
January feeder cattle added 0.70 cent to 93.55 cents a pound;
February lean hogs dropped 0.27 cent to 66.55 cents a pound; and
February pork bellies fell 1.15 cents to 89.40 cents a pound.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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