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Agriculture futures trade higher on CBOT

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[November 25, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

InsuranceWheat for December delivery jumped 38.5 cents to $5.375 a bushel; December corn rose 16 cents to $3.545 a bushel; December oats gained 4.75 cents to $2.055 a bushel; and January soybeans advanced 44 cents to $8.84 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle rose 1.75 cents to 86.65 cents a pound; January feeder cattle advanced 2 cents to 91.4 cents a pound; December lean hogs gained 0.5 cent to 57.37 cents a pound; and February pork bellies were 1.8 cents higher at 92.1 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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