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Agriculture Futures Mostly Rise on CBOT

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[February 23, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery jumped 19 cents to $10.645 a bushel; March corn fell 2.25 cents to $5.2225 a bushel; March oats added 0.25 cent to $3.84 a bushel; May soybeans advanced 13.5 cents to $14.3825 a bushel.

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

February live cattle dropped 0.32 cent to 91.60 cents a pound; March feeder cattle fell 0.17 cent to $1.0490 a pound; April lean hogs declined 0.10 cent to 63.90 cents a pound; March pork bellies traded flat at 93.50 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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