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Agriculture Mostly Rises on CBOT

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[March 25, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures closed mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 32.5 cents to $10.20 a bushel; May corn added 17.25 cents to $5.2475 a bushel; May oats dropped 3.25 cents to $3.3575 a bushel; May soybeans jumped 50 cents to $12.57 a bushel.

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

April live cattle dropped 0.25 cent to 90.42 cents a pound; April feeder cattle fell 0.75 cent to $1.0327 a pound; April lean hogs slipped 0.02 cent to 56.30 cents a pound; April pork bellies gained 0.85 cent to 76.70 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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