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Agriculture futures trade mixed in Chicago

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[August 28, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

CivicWheat for December delivery fell 28.75 cents to $8.2575 a bushel; December corn added 2 cents to $5.96 a bushel; December oats dropped 4.5 cents to $3.685 a bushel; November soybeans rose 3.5 cents to $13.48 a bushel.

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

August live cattle fell 1.98 cents to $1.0377 cents a pound; August cattle fell 1.18 cents to $1.1042 a pound; October lean hogs lost 3 cents to 70.5 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell 3 cents to 91.05 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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