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Commodities

December 28, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures finished mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while soybean futures declined. Wheat for March delivery rose 5 1/2 cents to $3.40 a bushel; March corn rose 1 1/2 cent to $2.15 1/2 a bushel; March oats fell 1 1/4 cent to $1.93 3/4 a bushel; January soybeans fell 1 1/2 cent to $6.11 1/2 a bushel. Beef futures increased on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while pork futures retreated. February live cattle rose .05 cent to 95.77 cents a pound; January feeder cattle rose .20 cent to $1.1427 a pound; February lean hogs fell .32 cent to 64.92 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell .52 cent to 83.07 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.76; corn, $1.86; milo, $1.76; soybeans, $5.77. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.76; corn, $1.86; milo, $1.76; soybeans, $5.77. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.76; corn, $1.86; milo, $1.76; soybeans, $5.77. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.86; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.77. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.86; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.77. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $76; corn, $1.86; milo, $1.76; soybeans, $5.77. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.86; milo, $1.76; soybeans, $5.77.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Gold - $507.40 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $8.642 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $965.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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