As of Friday's close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator -- Wheat, $2.47; soybeans, $4.28; milo, $1.47; corn, $1.61. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.28; milo, NA; corn, $1.61. North Elevator -- Wheat, $2.47; soybeans, $4.28; milo, $1.47; corn, $1.65.
USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Wheat: 26 cents. Oats: 18 cents.
Dodge City livestock
Dodge City (ap) -- Kansas feedlot sales Friday:
Confirmed: 27,900. Trade moderate. Slaughter steers and heifers steady with the last established market Thursday Aug 12. Inquiry good and demand moderate. Sales confirmed on 11,400 slaughter steers and 16,500 slaughter heifers Friday. This week's confirmed sales on 44,700 head, including 87 percent of previously contracted or formulated cattle. Sales FOB feedlot net weights after 4 percent shrink.
Slaughter steers: select and choice 2-3 1100-1400 lb 65.00-65.50; select with end choice 64.00-65.00. Dressed basis: select an choice 1100-1150 lb 103.00-103.50.
Slaughter heifers: select and choice 2-3 1075-1150 lb 65.00-65.50; mixed commercial to choice 1170-1250 lb heiferettes 62.50-63.50. Dressed basis: select and choice 1050-1075 lb 103.25-103.50.
New York (ap) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Friday:
Aluminum - 64.8 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Fri.
Copper - $79.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.
Copper - 73.95 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.
Lead - 48 cents per lb.
Zinc - 57.57-58.07 cents lb., delivered.
Gold - $258.25 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).
Gold - $258.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Fri.
Silver -$5.230 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).
Silver - $5.249 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.
Mercury - $150.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.
Platinum - $352.00-$355.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).
Platinum - $353.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.