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Commodities

October 6, 2004

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures edged higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Soybean futures declined. Wheat for December delivery rose 3 3/4 cents to $3.06 1/4 a bushel; December corn rose 1 3/4 cent to $2.04 1/2 a bushel; December oats rose 1/4 cent to $1.43 a bushel; November soybeans fell 1 1/4 cent to $5.24 a bushel.

Beef futures moved mostly higher while pork futures retreated on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. November live cattle remained unchanged at 84.05 cents a pound; November feeder cattle rose .73 cent to $1.1175 a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $3.11; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.69. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $3.11; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.69. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $3.11; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.69. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.69; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.69. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.65; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.69. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $3.11; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.69. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.73; milo, $1.60; soybeans, $4.69.

Nonferrous metals

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

Gold - $418.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $7.079 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $841.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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