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U.S. agricultural futures rise

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

CHICAGO, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures rose across the board on Tuesday, led by soybeans.
The most active corn contract for May delivery rose 2 cents, or 0.36 percent, to settle at 5.525 dollars per bushel. May wheat gained 0.5 cents, or 0.07 percent, to settle at 6.7025 dollars per bushel. May soybean soared 21 cents, or 1.51 percent, to close at 14.085 dollars per bushel.
CBOT May soybean futures tested contract highs near 14.30 dollars on fund buying. ...