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Commodities

August 23, 2007

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Chicago markets

Wheat, corn and soybean prices jumped Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery surged 27.75 cents to $7.3175; December corn rose 9.25 cents to $3.6425; December oats added 12 cents to $2.64; November soybeans increased 16 cents to $8.47. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, October live cattle fell 0.93 cent to 95.47 cents; September feeder cattle lost 0.72 cent to $1.1655; October lean hogs dropped 0.4 cent to 67.8 cents; February pork bellies added 0.12 cent to 94.02 cents.

Local markets

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

Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $6.32; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $7.82.

Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $6.32; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $7.82.

Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $6.32; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $7.82.

Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.29; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.82.

Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.29; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.82.

Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $6.32; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.24; soybeans,$7.82.

Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.29; milo, $3.24; soybeans, $7.82.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.113 per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Zinc - $1.4646 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $659.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $11.546 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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

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