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July 24, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Corn: 9 cents. Soybeans: 59 cents. Milo: 5 cents.

Dodge City livestock

Dodge City (ap) -- Quotations for Monday:

Live basis: Mixed steers and heifers: 35-65 percent choice 2,666 head 930-1425 lb 69.00-72.00.

Live basis: Steers: 35-65 percent choice 17,236 head 960-1550 lb 70.00-72.50.

Live basis: Heifers: 35-65 percent choice 825-1475 lb 71.00-73.00. Prices based net weights FOB the feedyard after 3-4 percent shrink.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Receipts: 200. Compared to Thursday barrows and gilts not tested due to lack of supplies. Slaughter hog prices mostly steady in the Midwest. Barrows and gilts: 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 45.00-45.50 44-48; package 280 lb 44.00. Sows: No price comparison; 1-2 300-500 lb 38.00-39.00; 500-550 lb 40.00; 1-3 550-700 lb 42.00-43.00. Boars: 300-700 lb 21.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 64.0 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon.

Copper - $74.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper -68.15 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 44.15-44.65 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $268.70 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $268.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $4.280 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.239 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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

Platinum - $550.00-$565.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum $498.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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