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Agriculture Futures Fall on CBOT

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[March 15, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture future traded lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery dropped 52.5 cents to $11.915 a bushel; May corn lost 10.25 cents to $5.5925 a bushel; May oats slipped 8.5 cents to $3.925 a bushel; May soybeans declined 50 cents to $13.5275 a bushel.

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

April live cattle added 0.95 cent to 90.50 cents a pound; March feeder cattle fell 0.15 cent to 99.30 a pound; April lean hogs slipped 2.18 cents to 55.02 cents a pound; March pork bellies declined 0.73 cent to 80.07 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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