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Agriculture futures trade lower on CBOT

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[November 22, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

HardwareWheat for December delivery fell 12.75 cents to $4.99 a bushel; December corn dropped 25.25 cents to $3.385 a bushel; December oats lost 5.5 cents to $2.0075 a bushel; and January soybeans fell 16 cents to $8.40 a bushel.

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

December live cattle lost 0.9 cent to 84.9 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell 0.35 cent to 89.4 cents a pound; December lean hogs gained 0.07 cent to 56.87 cents a pound; and February pork bellies rose 2.7 cents to 90.3 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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