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Agriculture futures trade lower on CBOT

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[May 30, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures traded lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery fell 15.5 cents to $7.435 a bushel; July corn lost 10.25 cents to $5.8225 a bushel; July oats shed 8 cents to $3.82 a bushel; July soybeans declined 50 cents to $13.2275 a bushel.

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

June live cattle fell 0.77 cent to 95.95 cents a pound; August cattle lost 0.35 cent to $1.1545 a pound; June lean hogs slipped 0.58 cent to 76.17 cents a pound; July pork bellies added 2.55 cents to 75.75 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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