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Commodities

October 28, 2005

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures decreased Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while grain futures finished mixed. Wheat for December delivery rose 1 cent to $3.24 1/2 a bushel; December corn fell 1/2 cent to $1.97 3/4 a bushel; December oats fell 1/4 cent to $1.63 a bushel; November soybeans fell 1/2 cent to $5.71 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle fell .17 cent to 90.35 cents a pound; November feeder cattle rose .25 cent to $1.1425 a pound; December lean hogs fell .62 cent to 59.45 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose .90 cent to 87.15 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $3.58; corn, $1.56; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.21. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $3.58; corn, $1.56; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.21. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $3.58; corn, $1.56; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.21. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.56; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.21. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.56; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.21. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $3.58; corn, $1.56; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.21. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $1.56; milo, $1.48; soybeans, $5.21.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday:

Gold - $473.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $7.802 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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