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Agriculture futures close mixed on CBOT; livestock ends lower

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[May 02, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery fell 11 cents to $7.90 a bushel; July corn rose 5 cents to $6.1725 a bushel; July oats added 19.5 cents to $4.075 a bushel; July soybeans declined 43 cents to $12.71 a bushel.

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

June live cattle fell 2.02 cents to 91.45 cents a pound; May cattle lost 1.02 cents to $1.0495 a pound; May lean hogs fell 1.2 cents to 72.55 cents a pound; May pork bellies slipped 0.95 cent to 74.45 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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