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April 28, 1999

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Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Farmer's Cooperative Assn. South Elevator -- Wheat, $2.38; soybeans, $4.47; milo, $1.63; corn, $1.82. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.47; milo, NA; corn, $1.83. North Elevator -- Wheat, $2.43; soybeans, $4.47; milo, $1.63; corn, $1.87.

USDA Loan Deficiency Payments-- Corn: 2 cents. Milo: 16 cents. Soybeans: 82 cents.

Dodge City livestock

Dodge City (ap) -- Kansas feedlot sales Tuesday:

Confirmed: 100. Trade very slow. Not enough slaughter steer or heifer sales confirmed for a market test. Inquiry moderate, demand light. Sales confirmed on 100 slaughter steers and no slaughter heifers Tuesday. For the week to date 15,100 head confirmed, mostly previously contracted, formulated or CME delivery cattle. Sales FOB feedlot net weight after 4 percent shrink.

Slaughter steers: pen select with end choice 2-3 1250 lb. 65.50.

St. Joseph livestock

St. Joseph, Mo. (ap) -- Quotations for Tuesday:

Estimated Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 300. Compared to Monday, barrows and gilts 1.00 higher; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 31.00-31.50; 44-48 percent lean 270-290 lb 30.00-31.00. Sows: steady to .50 higher; 1-2 300-500 lb 22.50; 1-3 500-550 lb 27.00; 550-700 lb 29.00-30.00. Boars: all weights 14.00.

Nonferrous metals

New York (ap) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Aluminum - 59.1 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

Copper - $73.00 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper - 69.50 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Lead - 48 cents per lb.

Zinc - 52.52-53.02 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $281.50 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $282.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver -$5.185 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $5.189 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Mercury - $150.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.

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