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Agriculture futures close mixed on CBOT

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[August 06, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

CivicWheat for September delivery rose 21.25 cents to $7.80 a bushel; December corn shed 10.5 cents to $5.45 a bushel; December oats added half a penny to $3.785 a bushel; November soybeans dropped 26 cents to $12.69 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures were also mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle added 0.05 cent to $1.0022 a pound; August cattle fell 0.07 cent to $1.1535 a pound; August lean hogs rose 0.52 cent to 82.77 cents a pound; August pork bellies slipped 3 cents to 65.40 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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