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Commodities

August 29, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures finished mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while soybean futures finished lower.

Wheat for September delivery rose 6 1/4 cents to $3.84 3/4 a bushel; September corn fell 1/2 cent to $2.24 1/2 a bushel; September oats rose 1/4 cent to $1.75 3/4 a bushel; September soybeans fell 5 1/4 cents to $5.37 3/4 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures advanced on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle rose .32 cent to 92.50 cents a pound; September feeder cattle rose .55 cent to $1.1690 a pound; October lean hogs rose .37 cent to 65.40 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose .07 cent to 88.57 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.41; corn, $2.00; milo, $1.95; soybeans, $5.02. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.41; corn, $2.00; milo, $1.95; soybeans, $5.02. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.41; corn, $2.00; milo, $1.95; soybeans, $5.02. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.05; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.02. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.05; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.02. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.41; corn, $2.00; milo, $1.95; soybeans, $5.02. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.51; corn, $2.05; milo, $1.95; soybeans, $5.02.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metals Monday:

Gold - $615.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $12.014 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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