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Commodities

November 24, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures declined Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while grain futures edged mostly lower. Wheat for December delivery remained unchanged at $2.97 a bushel; December corn fell 3/4 cent to $1.90 3/4 a bushel; December oats rose 1/4 cent to $1.76 a bushel; January soybeans fell 10 1/4 cents to $5.62 a bushel. Beef futures increased on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while pork futures finished mixed. December live cattle rose .92 cent to 91.95 cents a pound; January feeder cattle rose 1.23 cent to $1.144 a pound; December lean hogs rose .52 cent to 61.85 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.28; corn, $1.57; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.17. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.28; corn, $1.54; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.17. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.28; corn, $1.54; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.17. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.54; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.17. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.54; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.17. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $3.28; corn, $1.54; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.17. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.54; milo, $1.51; soybeans, $5.17.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wednesday:

Gold - $487.60 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Silver - $8.120 Handy & Harman (only daily quote).

Platinum $984.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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