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Agriculture futures close mixed on CBOT

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[May 14, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery fell 9.75 cents to $7.9575 a bushel; July corn fell 7.5 cents to $6.0725 a bushel; July oats rose 1 cents to $4.11 a bushel; July soybeans gained 37 cents to $13.795 a bushel.

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

April live cattle rose 0.05 cent to 94.35 cents a pound; April cattle added 0.83 cent to $1.0875 a pound; May lean hogs rose 1.78 cents to 82.25 cents a pound; May pork bellies advanced 1.2 cents to 80.9 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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