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Agriculture futures mostly rise on CBOT; livestock mostly up

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[May 01, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures most traded higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 7.5 cents to $8.01 a bushel; May corn added 7.75 cents to $6.1225 a bushel; May oats gained 9.25 cents to $3.88 a bushel; May soybeans advanced 20.5 cents to $13.14 a bushel.

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

April live cattle fell 0.52 cent to 91.65 cents a pound; May cattle added 0.62 cent to $1.0597 a pound; June lean hogs gained 0.92 cent to 73.47 cents a pound; May pork bellies rose 1.4 cents to 75.4 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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