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September 11, 2001

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USDA Loan Deficiency Payments -- Corn: 3 cents. Soybeans: 77 cents.

St. Joseph livestock

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

Estimated Slaughter Hog Receipts: 400. Compared to Wednesday barrows and gilts sold steady. Good run of slaughter steers and heifers sold 50-1.00 higher. Direct feedlot sales continue steady last week at 70.00 South, Northern feedyards loosing 1.00 on a dressed basis at 111.00. Slaugher cows and bulls not established early. Early sale for slaughter cows and bulls mostly steady. Slaughter steers: choice 2-4 1225-1400 lb 70.50-70.75; select and choice 2-3 1050-1300 lb 69.75-70.50. Slaughter heifers: select and choice 2-3 1125-1300 lb 69.00-70.00; select 1-3 2-way 1000 lb 70.00. Slaughter cows: breaking 70-80 percent lean bulk 45.50-47.00; boning 80-85 percent lean bulk 41.00-46.25; lean 85-90 percent lean 35.50-45.75. Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1-2 1535-1995 lb 48.00-52.00.

Estimated Slaughter Hog Receipts: 300. Compared to Wednesday barrows and gilts sold steady. Cash hogs mostly steady in the Midwest; 46-50 percent lean 230-270 lb 40.50-41.00; Sows: steady; 1-3 300-500 lb 33.00; 500-550 lb 34.00; 550-700 lb 35.00.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 61.1 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon

Copper - $69.0 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper -65.15 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Lead - 29-31 cents per lb.

Zinc - 42.11-42.61 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $271.50 troy oz., Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $271.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $4.180 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $4.156 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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

Platinum - $438.00-$447.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum $438.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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