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Agriculture futures mostly fall on CBOT; livestock is mixed

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[April 26, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly traded lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 8.75 cents to $8.005 a bushel; May corn added 1 cent to $5.7725 a bushel; May oats declined 7 cents to $3.695 a bushel; May soybeans fell 23 cents to $13.2575 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.02 cent to 92.27 cents a pound; April cattle added 0.07 cent to $1.0187 a pound; May lean hogs gained 1.42 cents to 76.07 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell 0.50 cent to 77.10 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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