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Agriculture falls on CBOT; livestock mostly up

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[August 07, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

DonutsWheat for September delivery fell 14.25 cents to $7.6575 a bushel; December corn dropped 17.25 cents to $5.2775 a bushel; December oats lost 2.5 cents to $3.76 a bushel; November soybeans declined 47 cents to $12.22 a bushel.

Beef futures traded higher and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle rose 2.13 cents to $1.0235 a pound; August feeder cattle rose 0.15 cent to $1.155 a pound; August lean hogs gained 1.63 cents to 84.4 cents a pound; August pork bellies dropped 1.5 cents to 63.9 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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