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Agriculture futures trade mostly lower on CBOT

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[May 20, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 15.5 cents to $7.91 a bushel; July corn fell 4.25 cents to $5.8675 a bushel; July oats lost 3 cents to $3.91 a bushel; July soybeans fell 45 cents to $13.33 a bushel.

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

June live cattle fell 0.77 cent to 93.1 cents a pound; May cattle lost 0.6 cent to $1.0787 a pound; June lean hogs fell 0.23 cent to 76.12 cents a pound; May pork bellies slipped 2.95 cents to 74.05 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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