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Agriculture futures close mostly lower on CBOT

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[May 15, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery fell 31.75 cents to $7.64 a bushel; July corn dropped 11 cents to $5.9625 a bushel; July oats fell 3.5 cents to $4.0725 a bushel; July soybeans traded flat at $13.795 a bushel.

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

June live cattle rose 0.27 cent to 94.62 cents a pound; May cattle slipped 0.30 cent to $1.0845 a pound; May lean hogs rose 0.05 cent to 82.3 cents a pound; May pork bellies traded flat at 80.90 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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