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Commodities

December 22, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Thursday's close, wheat for March delivery rose 9 1/2 cents to $5.03 1/4 a bushel; March corn rose 5 cents to $3.77 3/4 a bushel; March oats rose 2 1/2 cents to $2.72 3/4 a bushel; January soybeans rose 2 cents to $6.50 1/4 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, February live cattle fell .47 cent to 89.87 cents a pound; January feeder cattle fell .60 cent to 98.25 cents a pound; February lean hogs rose .25 cent to 62.70 cents a pound; February pork bellies fell .02 cent to 92.55 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.78; corn, $3.48; milo, $3.48; soybeans, $6.12. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.78; corn, $3.48; milo, $3.48; soybeans, $6.12. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.78; corn, $3.48; milo, $3.48; soybeans, $6.12. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.53; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.17. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.53; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.17. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.78; corn, $3.48; milo, $3.48; soybeans, $6.12. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.88; corn, $3.53; milo, $3.48; soybeans, $6.17.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Aluminum - $1.262 per lb., London Metal Exch. Thu.

Copper $2.8605 N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Gold - $618.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $12.358 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum $1124.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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