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Agriculture futures fall on CBOT; livestock down

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[July 15, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery fell 12.75 cents to $8.18 a bushel; December corn lost 27 cents to $6.8225 a bushel; December oats dropped 10 cents to $4.575 a bushel; November soybeans declined 37 cents to $15.59 a bushel.

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

August live cattle fell 2.08 cents to 99.12 cents a pound; August cattle lost 1.55 cents to $1.1017 a pound; July lean hogs declined 0.17 cents to 74.8 cents a pound; July pork bellies gave up 0.6 cent to 66 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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