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Agriculture futures trade mostly higher on CBOT

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[August 15, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

HardwareWheat for September delivery rose 14.25 cents to $8.645 a bushel; December corn added 18.75 cents to $5.7725 a bushel; December oats gained 10 cents to $4.01 a bushel; November soybeans slipped 10 cents to $12.74 a bushel.

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

August live cattle rose 0.18 cent to $1.0335 cents a pound; August cattle added 0.12 cent to $1.1417 a pound; August lean hogs rose 0.35 cent to 88.57 cents a pound; August pork bellies gained 4.5 cents to 81.75 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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