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Commodities

July 11, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures advanced Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery rose 4 3/4 cents to $4.03 a bushel; September corn rose 6 1/4 cents to $2.57 1/4 a bushel; September oats rose 11 1/2 cents to $2.06 1/2 a bushel; August soybeans rose 2 cents to $6.08 1/4 a bushel. Beef and pork futures declined on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle fell 1.12 cent to 84.20 cents a pound; August feeder cattle fell 1.78 cent to $1.1412 a pound; August lean hogs fell 1.18 cent to 67.55 cents a pound; August pork bellies fell .55 cent to 90.25 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.91; corn, $2.22; milo, $2.17; soybeans, $5.68. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.91; corn, $2.22; milo, $2.17; soybeans, $5.68. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.91; corn, $2.22; milo, $2.17; soybeans, $5.68. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.22; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.68. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.22; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.68. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.91; corn, $2.22; milo, $2.17; soybeans, $5.68. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.22; milo, $2.17; soybeans, $5.68.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday:

Zinc - $1.6538 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $624.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $11.030 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum - $1230.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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