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Agriculture futures fall on CBOT; livestock mixed

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[July 18, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery fell 24.5 cents to $8.095 a bushel; December corn lost 27.25 cents to $6.50 a bushel; December oats shed 14 cents to $4.315 a bushel; November soybeans declined 50 cents to $14.98 a bushel.

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

August live cattle declined 1.2 cents to 97.4 cents a pound; August cattle added 0.43 cent to $1.1155 a pound; August lean hogs rose 0.13 cent to 76.7 cents a pound; July pork bellies dropped 0.9 cent to 65.4 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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