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Agriculture futures trade broadly higher on CBOT

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[June 13, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery fell 18 cents to $8.51 a bushel; July corn added 5.75 cents to $7.09 a bushel; July oats gained 7.5 cents to $4.205 a bushel; July soybeans rose 20 cents to $15.365 a bushel.

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

June live cattle rose 0.37 cent to 94.82 cents a pound; August cattle added 0.23 cent to $1.0905 a pound; June lean hogs fell 0.5 cent to 73.47 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell 0.23 cent to 73.32 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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