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Agriculture futures mostly rise on CBOT; livestock mostly up

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[May 03, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly traded higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

RestaurantWheat for May delivery rose 19 cents to $8.09 a bushel; May corn fell 3.75 cents to $6.135 a bushel; May oats gained 4.5 cents to $4.12 a bushel; May soybeans advanced 33.5 cents to $13.045 a bushel.

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

June live cattle rose 0.75 cent to 92.2 cents a pound; April cattle gained 0.70 cent to $1.0565 a pound; May lean hogs rose 0.85 cent to 73.4 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell 0.55 cent to 73.9 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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