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Commodities

June 30, 2006

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain and soybean futures advanced Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 2 cents to $3.74 a bushel; July corn rose 2 1/2 cents to $2.28 1/2 a bushel; July oats rose 4 1/4 cents to $2.11 a bushel; July soybeans rose 3 1/4 cents to $5.81 3/4 a bushel. Pork futures finished higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while beef futures declined. August live cattle fell 1.70 cent to 85.57 cents a pound; August feeder cattle fell 2.20 cents to $1.15 a bushel; July lean hogs rose .07 cent to 72.10 cents a pound; July pork bellies rose .97 cent to 96.97 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.87; corn, $2.04; milo, $1.99; soybeans, $5.47. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.87; corn, $2.04; milo, $1.99; soybeans, $5.47. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.87; corn, $2.04; milo, $1.99; soybeans, $5.47. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.04; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.47. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.04; milo, NA; soybeans, $5.47. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.87; corn, $2.04; milo, $1.99; soybeans, $5.47. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.04; milo, $1.99; soybeans, $5.47.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thursday:

Gold - $586.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $10.333 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum $1205.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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