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Agriculture futures trade mixed on CBOT; livestock mostly up

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[May 08, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

InvestmentWheat for July delivery fell 10.5 cents to $8.075 a bushel; July corn added 6.75 cents to $6.13 a bushel; July oats fell 4 cents to $4.155 a bushel; July soybeans rose 32 cents to $13.09 a bushel.

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

April live cattle traded flat at 91.82 cents a pound; April cattle added 1.05 cents to 77.87 a pound; May lean hogs rose 1.05 cents to 77.87 cents a pound; May pork bellies gained 0.50 cent to 76.30 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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