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Commodities

August 11, 2007

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures finished mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery lost 6.5 cents to close at $6.67 a bushel; December corn rose 1.25 cents a bushel; December oats fell 0.75 cent to close at $2.605 a bushel; November soybeans dropped 6 cents to $8.7175 a bushel.

Beef futures fell while pork futures ended in a range on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle fell 0.3 cent to 94.55 cents a pound; September feeder cattle fell 0.3 cent to $1.1457 a pound; October lean hogs lost 0.4 cent to 70.8 cents a pound; February pork bellies rose 0.2 cent to 93.35 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Friday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn.

Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $6.20; corn, $3.13; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $7.92.

Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $6.20; corn, $3.13; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $7.92.

Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $6.20; corn, $3.13; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $7.92.

Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.18; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.97.

Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.18; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.97.

Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $6.20; corn, $3.13; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $7.92.

Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.18; milo, $2.98; soybeans, $7.97.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Fri.

Aluminum -$1.151 per lb., London Metal Exch. Fri.

Copper $3.3945 N.Y. Merc spot.

Lead - $2877.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.6292 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $670.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $12.825 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Mercury - $500.00 per 76 lb flask, N.Y.

Platinum $1277.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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