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Commodities

April 9, 2005

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Local markets

As of Friday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $3; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.87. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $3; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.87. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $3; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.87. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.73; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.87. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.73; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.87. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $3; corn, $1.69; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.87. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.77; milo, $1.59; soybeans, $5.87.

Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures declined Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 4 1/4 cents to $3.10 a bushel; May corn fell 1 1/2 cent to $2.04 a bushel; May oats fell 1/4 cent to $1.57 1/4 a bushel; May soybeans fell 11 1/2 cents to $6.12 a bushel.

Pork futures increased while beef futures finished mostly higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

May live cattle remained unchanged at 85.20 cents a pound; May feeder cattle rose .88 cent to $1.048 a pound; May lean hogs rose 1.37 cent to 76.22 cents a pound; May pork bellies rose 1.05 cent to 93.80 cents a pound.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Friday:

Aluminum - 88.7 cents per lb., London Metal Exch. Fri.

Copper - 158.00 cents Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Copper 152.35 cents per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.

Mercury - $650.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.

Lead - $989.5 per metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - 65.68-66.18 cents lb., delivered.

Gold - $425.20 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Gold - $426.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Fri.

Silver - $7.165 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $7.161 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.

Platinum -$867.00. troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

Platinum $861.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.

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