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Commodities

July 7, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures increased Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 2 1/2 cents to $4.07 1/4 a bushel; September corn rose 5 1/2 cents to $2.55 a bushel; September oats rose 1 1/2 cent to $1.96 1/2 a bushel; August soybeans rose 13 cents to $6.13 1/2 a bushel.

Beef futures declined on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while pork futures finished mixed. August live cattle fell .90 cent to 85.95 cents a pound; August feeder cattle fell 1.20 cent to $1.1605 a pound; August lean hogs fell .82 cent to 70.85 cents a pound; August pork bellies rose .50 cent to 93.40 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.99; corn, $2.20; milo, $2.15; soybeans, $5.74. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.99; corn, $2.20; milo, $2.15; soybeans, $5.74. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.99; corn, $2.20; milo, $2.15; soybeans, $5.74. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.20; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.74. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.20; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.74. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.99; corn, $2.20; milo, $2.15; soybeans, $5.74. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.20; milo, $2.15; soybeans, $5.74.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday:

Gold - $634.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $11.507 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum $1249.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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