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Commodities

April 5, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

Grain futures increased while soybeans declined Wednesday. Wheat for May delivery rose 12 1/4 cents to $4.31 1/4 a bushel; May corn rose 13 cents to $3.59 1/4 a bushel; May oats rose 3 cents to $2.76 a bushel; May soybeans fell 2 3/4 cents to $7.61 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, June live cattle rose .55 cent to 95.55 cents a pound; May feeder cattle fell .02 cent to $1.1150 a pound; May lean hogs fell .10 cent to 75.32 cents a pound; May pork bellies fell 1.45 cent to 99.88 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.45; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $7.06. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.45; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $7.06. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.45; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $7.06. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.34; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.11. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.34; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.11. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.45; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $7.06. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.55; corn, $3.34; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $7.11.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.284 per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Copper $3.3825 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $672.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $13.570 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1247.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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