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Commodities

March 30, 2004

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grains and soybeans were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose .5 cent to $4.10 1/4 per bushel; May corn fell .5 cent to $3.05 a bushel; May oats rose 3 cents to $1.68 3/4 a bushel; May soybeans were unchanged at $10.13 a bushel.

Cattle prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange while pork prices were mixed. April live cattle rose .57 cent to 77.77 cents a pound; April feeder cattle rose .3 cent to 89 cents a pound; April hogs rose 1.72 cents a pound to 68.12 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell .8 cent a pound to $1.0727 a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $3.83; corn, $2.80; milo, $2.75; soybeans, $9.82. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $3.83; corn, $2.80; milo, $2.75; soybeans, $9.82. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $3.83; corn, $2.80; milo, $2.75; soybeans, $9.87. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $2.85; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.87. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $2.80; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.82. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $3.83; corn, $2.80; milo, $2.75; soybeans, $9.82. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $2.85; milo, $2.80; soybeans, $9.87.

Nonferrous metals

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

Gold - $421.25 Handy & Harman.

Silver - $7.670 Handy & Harman.

Platinum - $912.10 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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