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Commodities

October 14, 2004

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures increased Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Soybean futures retreated.

Wheat for December delivery rose 1 cent to $3.12 a bushel; December corn rose 2 3/4 cents to $2.05 1/4 a bushel; December oats rose 1/4 cent to $1.43 3/4 a bushel; November soybeans fell 3 1/2 cents to $5.09 1/2 a bushel.

Pork futures advanced on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Beef futures moved mostly lower.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $3.16; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.60. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $3.16; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.60. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $3.16; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.60. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.69; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.60. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.65; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.60. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $3.16; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.55; soybeans, $4.60. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.73; milo, $1.60; soybeans, $4.60.

Nonferrous metals

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

Aluminum - 80.7 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Copper 145.30 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Gold - $415.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $7.033 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum - $839.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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