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Agriculture futures trade mostly higher on CBOT

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[August 21, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery rose 29.5 cents to $8.7475 a bushel; December corn gained 10.5 cents to $5.95 a bushel; December oats fell 1.5 cents to $3.875 a bushel; November soybeans rose 24 cents to $13 a bushel.

RestaurantBeef futures traded mixed and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle traded flat at $1.007 cents a pound; August cattle rose 0.37 cent to $1.1307 a pound; October lean hogs slipped 0.15 cent to 75.1 cents a pound; August pork bellies fell 0.1 cent to 80 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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