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Agriculture futures fall on CBOT; livestock mixed

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[July 16, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

September for July delivery fell 7 cents to $8.11 a bushel; December corn declined 15.5 cents to $6.6675 a bushel; December oats declined 7.5 cents to $4.32 a bushel; November soybeans fell 41 cents to $15.41 a bushel.

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

June live cattle rose 0.48 cent to 99.6 cents a pound; August cattle rose 1.28 cents to $1.1145 a pound; July lean hogs declined 0.18 cent to 74.62 cents a pound; July pork bellies fell 0.35 cent to 65.65 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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