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Agriculture futures trade mostly lower on CBOT

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[August 20, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

RestaurantWheat for September delivery fell 14.5 cents to $8.455 a bushel; December corn added 11.75 cents to $5.845 a bushel; December oats slipped 6.5 cents to $3.89 a bushel; November soybeans dropped 13 cents to $12.76 a bushel.

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

August live cattle fell 1.22 cents to $1.007 cents a pound; August cattle fell 0.95 cent to $1.127 a pound; October lean hogs dropped 0.55 cent to 75.25 cents a pound; August pork bellies slipped 2.9 cents to 80.1 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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