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Commodities

May 13, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures declined while grain futures finished mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 5 cents to $3.08 3/4 a bushel; July corn fell 2 1/4 cents to $2.04 1/4 a bushel; July oats rose 2 cents to $1.34 1/4 a bushel; July soybeans fell 9 1/2 cents to $6.23 1/2 a bushel. Beef futures increased on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Pork futures finished mixed. June live cattle rose .35 cent to 86.80 cents a pound; August feeder cattle rose .53 cent to $1.119 a pound; June lean hogs rose .28 cent to 76.50 cents a pound; July pork bellies fell 1.18 cent to 83.37 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator -- Wheat, $2.99; corn, $1.66; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.94. Edgerton Elevator -- Wheat, $2.99; corn, $1.66; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.94. Overbrook Elevator -- Wheat, $2.99; corn, $1.66; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.97. Midland Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.70; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.94. Lawrence North Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.70; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.94. Lawrence South Elevator -- Wheat, $2.99; corn, $1.66; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.94. Pauline Elevator -- Wheat, NA; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.56; soybeans, $5.97.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday:

Gold - $421.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $6.948 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum $871.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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