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Agriculture mostly rises on CBOT; livestock mixed

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

Auto RepairWheat for September delivery rose 5.75 cents to $7.9675 a bushel; December corn fell 16 cents to $5.9225 a bushel; December oats added 1 cent to $4.05 a bushel; November soybeans rose 6 cents to $14.09 a bushel.

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

August live cattle fell 0.9 cent to 97.6 cents a pound; August cattle lost 0.78 cent to $1.1387 a pound; August lean hogs gained 1.18 cents to 78.75 cents a pound; July pork bellies rose 2 cents to 66.8 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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