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Agriculture futures trade mostly higher on CBOT

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[January 06, 2009]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Agriculture futures mostly rose Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

CivicWheat for March delivery climbed 5.75 cents to $6.1675 a bushel; March corn shed 1 cent to $4.1125 a bushel; March oats advanced 4 cents to $2.16 a bushel; and March soybeans gained 10 cents to $9.87 a bushel.

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

February live cattle rose 0.45 cent to 87.55 cents a pound; March feeder cattle gained 1.2 cents to 96.72 cents a pound; February lean hogs lose 1.18 cents to 62.67 cents a pound; and February pork bellies shed 3 cents to 86.45 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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