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

Wheat for December delivery fell 4.75 cents to $4.5275 a bushel, while December corn slid 3.5 cents to $3.405 a bushel and November soybeans dropped 9 cents to $9.18 a bushel. Oats for December delivery sank 9 cents to $2.24 a bushel.

Meanwhile, beef and pork futures were also lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle lost 1.5 cents to 84.1 cents a pound; October feeder cattle fell 1.55 cents to 94.95 cents a pound; October lean hogs edged down 0.65 cent to 49.42 cents a pound; and February pork bellies fell 0.45 cent to 81.25 cents a pound.

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