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Agriculture mostly rises on CBOT; livestock mixed

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[July 17, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery rose 22 cents to $8.33 a bushel; December corn added 7.75 cents to $6.56 a bushel; December oats fell 5 cents to $4.27 a bushel; November soybeans added 25 cents to $15.67 a bushel.

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

August live cattle fell 1 cent to 98.6 cents a pound; August cattle lost 0.33 cent to $1.1112 a pound; August lean hogs gained 1.5 cents to 76.57 cents a pound; July pork bellies added 0.65 cent to 66.3 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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