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Agriculture futures end mostly higher on CBOT; livestock up

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[May 09, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly traded higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 14.5 cents to $8.22 a bushel; July corn added 17.75 cents to $6.3075 a bushel; July oats fell 1 cent to $4.145 a bushel; July soybeans gained 3 cents to $13.12 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 1.83 cents to 93.65 cents a pound; April cattle added 1.05 cents to $1.0677 a pound; May lean hogs rose 1.50 cents to 79.37 cents a pound; May pork bellies added 2.4 cents to 78.7 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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