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Agriculture Futures Mostly Rise on CBOT

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[April 04, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures closed mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 0.5 cent to $9.37 a bushel; May corn added 4.25 cents to $6 a bushel; May oats traded flat at $3.97 a bushel; May soybeans advanced 14 cents to $12.57 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 1.50 cents to 87.70 cents a pound; April feeder cattle added 1.10 cents to 98.70 a pound; April lean hogs gained 2.02 cents to 57.62 cents a pound; May pork bellies rose 3 cents to 70.87 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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