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Agriculture futures trade higher on CBOT

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[June 06, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 20 cents to $7.73 a bushel; July corn gained 12.5 cents to $6.27 a bushel; July oats added 11 cents to $3.97 a bushel; July soybeans rose 39 cents to $14.28 a bushel.

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

June live cattle rose 0.35 cent to 94.6 cents a pound; August feeder cattle rose 0.48 cent to $1.142 a pound; June lean hogs gained 0.43 cent to 75.8 cents a pound; July pork bellies traded flat at 73.5 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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