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Commodities

December 20, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Tuesday's close, wheat for March delivery rose 4 1/2 cents to $4.92 a bushel; March corn rose 7 1/4 cents to $3.73 a bushel; March oats rose 9 3/4 cents to $2.69 3/4 a bushel; January soybeans rose 5 1/2 cents to $6.53 1/2 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, February live cattle fell .40 cent to 90.07 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell 1 cent to 99 cents a pound; February lean hogs rose .85 cent to 62.72 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose .90 cent to 92.67 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.72; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.16. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.72; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.16. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.72; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.16. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.48; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.21. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.48; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.21. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.72; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.16. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.82; corn, $3.48; milo, $3.43; soybeans, $6.21.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Aluminum - $1.281 per lb., London Metal Exch. Tue.

Copper $3.0025 N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Gold - $621.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $12.570 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$1107.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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