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Agriculture futures mostly fall on CBOT

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[April 19, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly traded lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 43 cents to $8.70 a bushel; May corn lost 4 cents to $5.995 a bushel; May oats dropped 0.5 cent to $3.78 a bushel; May soybeans rose 11 cents to $13.615 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.58 cent to 90.05 cents a pound; April cattle added 0.25 cent to $1.004 a pound; May lean hogs gained 0.07 cent to 71.72 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell 1.8 cents to 78.15 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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