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Commodities

August 16, 2007

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Chicago markets

Wheat and soybean futures fell Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. December wheat fell 14 cents to $6.97 a bushel. Soybeans for November delivery fell 11.5 cents to $8.5450, while December corn prices edged up 0.25 cent to $3.4525, and December oats fell 2 cents to $2.58. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, October live cattle rose 0.77 cent to 95.92 cents a pound; September feeder cattle rose 0.57 cent to $1.1637; October lean hogs fell 1.23 cent to 68.57 cents; February pork bellies rose 0.08 cents to close at 92.85 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association.

Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $6.23; corn, $3.08; milo, $2.93; soybeans, $7.75.

Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $6.23; corn, $3.08; milo, $2.93; soybeans, $7.75.

Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $6.23; corn, $3.08; milo, $2.93; soybeans, $7.75.

Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.13; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.80.

Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.13; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.80.

Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $6.23; corn, $3.08; milo, $2.93; soybeans, $7.75.

Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.13; milo, $2.93; soybeans, $7.80.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.123 per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Copper $3.3740 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $668.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $12.518 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1273.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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