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Commodities

December 7, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures declined Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 4 1/2 cents to $3.15 3/4 a bushel; March corn fell 2 1/2 cents to $2.04 1/4 a bushel; March oats fell 3/4 cent to $1.95 a bushel; January soybeans fell 9 1/4 cents to $5.64 a bushel. Beef and pork futures finished lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. February live cattle fell .27 cent to 95.47 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell 1.05 cent to $1.1532 a pound; February lean hogs fell .53 cent to 65.80 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell 1.45 cent to 87.57 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.48; corn, $1.65; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.24. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.48; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.24. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.48; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.24. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.62; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.24. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.62; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.24. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $3.48; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.24. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.62; milo, $1.54; soybeans, $5.24.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Gold - $510.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $8.692 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $994.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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