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Agriculture futures, livestock prices mostly fall

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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.

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