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June 15, 1999

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Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Farmer's Cooperative Assn. South Elevator -- Wheat, $2.60; soybeans, $4.43; milo, $1.62; corn, $1.85. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.43; milo, NA; corn, $1.86. North Elevator -- Wheat, $2.60; soybeans, $4.43; milo, $1.62; corn, $1.90.

Dodge City livestock

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

Confirmed: none. Trade quiet. No sales slaughter steers or heifers confirmed. Inquiry moderate, demand light. Sales confirmed for the week to date on 14,600 head, all previously contracted or formulated cattle. Asking prices 68.00-69.00, few bids 65.00-66.00, last sales last Thursday at 66.00-67.50, bulk 67.00. Sales FOB feedlot net weights after 4 percent shrink.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 300. Compared to Monday of last slaughter steers and heifers steady. Slaughter cows about steady. Slaughter bulls steady to 1.00 higher. Slaughter steers: choice 3 1163-1203 lb 63.35-63.50. Slaughter hHeifers: choice 3 1041-1194 lb 63.35-64.00; select 3 with a few on the heiferette order 1199 lb 58.00. Slaughter cows: high cutter, utility and commercial 1-3 breaking 36.00-39.00, high dressing 42.50; boning 37.25-41.00, high dressing 40.50-44.00; other cutters 31.00-37.00, high dressing 38.00-39.25. Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1 1400-2100 lb 45.00-51.00, high dressing 51.00-58.50.

Estimated Slaughter Hog Receipts: 500. Compared to Friday, barrows and gilts 1.00 lower; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 32.50-33.00; 44-48 percent lean 270-290 lb 31.50-32.50; 41-43 percent lean 290-310 lb 29.50-30.50. Sows: No comparison on sows; 1-2 300-500 lb 27.00; 1-3 500-550 lb scarce; 550-700 lb scarce. Boars: all weights 14.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 60.4 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon.

Copper - $68.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper - 64.65 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Lead - 48 cents per lb.

Zinc - 51.00-51.50 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $260.35 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $261.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver -$5.160 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $5.095 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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

Platinum - $364.00-$367.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum - $362.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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