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Commodities

October 12, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures advanced Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery rose 3 cents to $3.42 3/4 a bushel; December corn rose 1/2 cent to $2.02 1/2 a bushel; December oats rose 1/2 cent to $1.65 1/2 a bushel; November soybeans rose 8 cents to $5.63 1/2 a bushel. Pork futures declined on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while beef futures finished mixed. December live cattle fell .02 cent to 91.37 cents a pound; November feeder cattle rose .60 cent to $1.17 a pound; December lean hogs fell 1.03 cent to 63.50 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell 1.85 cent to 94.60 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.63; corn, $1.53; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.09. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.63; corn, $1.53; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.09. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.63; corn, $1.53; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.09. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.53; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.09. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.53; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.09. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $3.63; corn, $1.53; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.09. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.53; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.09.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Gold - $477.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $7.825 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum $945.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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