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Commodities

August 15, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

Soybean futures increased Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while grain futures finished mixed. Wheat for September delivery rose 1/4 cent to $3.74 a bushel; September corn fell 2 3/4 cents to $2.22 a bushel; September oats fell 3 cents to $1.74 1/2 a bushel; September soybeans rose 1 cent to $5.56 1/4 a bushel. Beef futures declined on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while pork futures finished mostly lower. October live cattle fell .75 cent to 91.80 cents a pound; September feeder cattle fell 1.22 cent to $1.1627 a pound; October lean hogs remained unchanged at 64.50 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell .67 cent to 88.75 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.24; corn, $2.02; milo, $1.92; soybeans, $5.09. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.24; corn, $2.02; milo, $1.92; soybeans, $5.09. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.24; corn, $2.02; milo, $1.92; soybeans, $5.09. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.02; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.09. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.02; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.09. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.24; corn, $2.02; milo, $1.92; soybeans, $5.09. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.34; corn, $2.02; milo, $1.92; soybeans, $5.09.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday:

Gold - $628.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $12.128 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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