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Agriculture futures mostly finish higher on CBOT

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[April 29, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly traded higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 25.5 cents to $8.26 a bushel; May corn added 22.75 cents to $6 a bushel; May oats rose 9 cents to $3.785 a bushel; May soybeans declined 42.25 cents to $12.835 a bushel.

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

April live cattle gained 0.13 cent to 92.40 cents a pound; May cattle fell 1.03 cents to $1.0672 a pound; May lean hogs fell 0.32 cent to 75.75 cents a pound; May pork bellies lost 3 cents to 74.1 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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