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Agriculture futures trade mixed on CBOT

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[April 18, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 11.5 cents to $9.13 a bushel; May corn traded flat at $6.035 a bushel; May oats dropped 8 cents to $3.785 a bushel; May soybeans added 5.75 cents to $13.505 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.27 cent to 90.32 cents a pound; April cattle rose 1.42 cents to $1.0182 a pound; April lean hogs dropped 0.22 cent to 71.50 cents a pound; May pork bellies slipped 1.40 cent to 76.75 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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