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Agriculture mostly down on CBOT; livestock mixed

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[July 30, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly traded lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

HardwareWheat for September delivery fell 5.75 cents to $7.92 a bushel; December corn added 12.25 cents to $6.135 a bushel; December oats dropped 2.75 cents to $4.0425 a bushel; November soybeans declined 5 cents to $13.91 a bushel.

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

August live cattle rose 0.48 cent to 97.55 cents a pound; August cattle gained 1.12 cents to $1.1227 a pound; August lean hogs fell 0.53 cent to 78.02 cents a pound; August pork bellies fell 0.4 cent to 72.05 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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