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October 19, 1999

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Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator -- Wheat, $2.21; soybeans, $4.43; milo, $1.32; corn, $1.61. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.46; milo, NA; corn, $1.61. North Elevator -- Wheat, $2.21; soybeans, $4.51; milo, $1.32; corn, $1.66.

USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Wheat: 41 cents. Corn: 32 cents. Oats: 20 cents. Soybeans: 89 cents. Milo: 64 cents.

Dodge City livestock

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

Confirmed: none. Trade quiet. No sales slaughter steers or slaughter heifers confirmed. Inquiry moderate, demand light. For the week to date sales confirmed on 11,900 head, all previously contracted or formulated cattle. Bids not well established, few 68.00-69.00, asking 72.00-73.00, last sales Wednesday at 71.00. Sales FOB feedlot net weights after 4 percent shrink.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Slaughter Cattle Receipts: 350. Compared to Monday two weeks ago, slaughter steers and heifers 3.00-4.00 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls steady. Slaughter steers: choice 3 1070-1360 lb 69.00-70.00. Slaughter heifers: choice 3 1070-1200 lb 69.00-69.80. Slaughter cows: breaking 75-80 percent lean 1200-1900 lb 34.00-38.25; boning 80-85 percent lean 975-1550 lb 33.50-36.75, high dressing 37.75-38.75; low dressing 30.00-33.50. Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1-2 1450-2280 lb 39.75-45.00.

Estimated Slaughter Hog Receipts: 350. Compared to Thursday, barrows and gilts 2.00 lower; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 31.50-32.00; 44-48 percent lean 270-290 lb 30.50-31.50; 42-46 percent lean package 296 lb 29.50; 48-52 percent lean package 223 lb 31.50. Sows: No comparison under 500 lb; over 500 lb 2.00 lower; 1-2 300-500 lb 22.00; 1-3 500-550 lb 26.00; 550-700 lb 28.00-29.00. Boars: all weights 10.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 66.7 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon.

Copper - $83.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper - 79.05 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 56.76-57.26 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $311.75 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $310.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver -$5.255 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $5.207 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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

Platinum - $435.00-$440.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum - $419.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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