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Agriculture futures trade mixed on CBOT

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[May 16, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 7.5 cents to $7.715 a bushel; July corn added 2.75 cents to $5.99 a bushel; July oats fell 13.5 cents to $3.94 a bushel; July soybeans dropped 32 cents to $13.475 a bushel.

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

April live cattle fell 0.27 cent to 94.35 cents a pound; April cattle rose 0.15 cent to $1.086 a pound; May lean hogs slipped 1.1 cents to 77.07 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell 3 cents to 77.9 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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