Archive for Tuesday, October 12, 1999


October 12, 1999


Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator -- Wheat, $2.11; soybeans, $4.43; milo, $1.29; corn, $1.56. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.43; milo, NA; corn, $1.56. North Elevator -- Wheat, $2.11; soybeans, $4.48; milo, $1.29; corn, $1.61.

USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Wheat: 46 cents. Corn: 35 cents. Oats: 20 cents. Soybeans: 89 cents. Milo: 66 cents.

Dodge City livestock

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

Confirmed: none. Trade quiet. No sales slaughter steers or heifers confirmed. Inquiry and demand light. For the week to date sales confirmed on 8400 head, mostly previously contracted or formulated cattle. Bids and asking prices not well established Monday. Last sales Thursday at 68.00-69.50, mostly 69.00-69.50. Sales FOB feedlot net weights after 4 percent shrink.

Nonferrous metals

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

Copper - 75.20 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Zinc - 59.00-59.50 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $318.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $5.495 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum - $415.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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