Agriculture futures rise, livestock prices drop

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

Wheat for July delivery added 6.75 cents to $4.86 a bushel; July
corn edged up 0.5 cent to $3.5775 a bushel; May soybeans gained
5.75 cents to $9.58 a bushel; and May oats were unchanged at $2.15
a bushel.

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

June live cattle slipped 0.08 cent to 94.67 cents a pound; May
feeder cattle lost 0.22 cent to $1.1515 a pound; June lean hogs
dropped 0.47 cent to 83.90 cents a pound; and May pork bellies fell
0.37 cent to 95.90 cents a pound.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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