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

Wheat for December delivery dropped 15 cents to $4.9725 a bushel, while December corn slid 9.5 cents to $3.67 a bushel and oats for December delivery fell 1.75 cents to $2.54 a bushel. January soybeans plunged 17 cents to $9.55 a bushel.

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

December live cattle fell 1.35 cents to 85 cents a pound; January feeder cattle lost 1.1 cents to 96.07 cents a pound; December lean hogs edged down 0.9 cent to 55.7 cents a pound; and February pork bellies gained 1.3 cents to 86.1 cents a pound.

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