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Ag futures rise on Chicago Board of Trade

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[October 14, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

InsuranceWheat for December delivery rose 25 cents to $5.885 a bushel; December corn added 3.25 cents to $4.115 a bushel; December oats rose 14.5 cents to $2.930 a bushel; November soybeans gained 18 cents to $9.280 a bushel.

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

October live cattle rose 1.88 cents to 91 cents a pound; October feeder cattle gained 1.5 cents to 96.95 cents a pound; October lean hogs fell 0.03 cent to 65.97 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose 0.68 cent to 87.15 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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