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Agriculture Futures Fell on CBOT

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[March 20, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery lost 90 cents to $10.74 a bushel; May corn fell 20 cents to $5.2725 a bushel; May oats shed 20 cents to $3.58 a bushel; May soybeans declined 50 cents to $12.57 a bushel.

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

April live cattle fell 0.43 cent to 90.52 cents a pound; March feeder cattle shed 0.10 cent to 99.35 cents a pound; April lean hogs lost 0.52 cent to 55.05 cents a pound; March pork bellies dropped 1.20 cents to 74.50 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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