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Commodities

February 8, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Wednesday's close, wheat for March delivery rose 1 cent to $4.52 a bushel; March corn fell 4 1/4 cents to $3.92 1/4 a bushel; March oats fell 4 cents to $2.50 a bushel; March soybeans rose 2 1/4 cents to $7.41 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, April live cattle rose .30 cent to 95.75 cents a pound; March feeder cattle rose .33 cent to 99.35 cents a pound; April lean hogs fell .52 cent to 66.80 cents a pound; March pork bellies fell 1.27 cent to $1.0270 a pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.57; corn, $3.70; milo, $3.70; soybeans, $6.81. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.57; corn, $3.70; milo, $3.70; soybeans, $6.81. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.57; corn, $3.70; milo, $3.70; soybeans, $6.81. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.75; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.86. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.75; milo, NA; soybeans, $6.86. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.57; corn, $3.70; milo, $3.70; soybeans, $6.81. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.67; corn, $3.75; milo, $3.70; soybeans, $6.86.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.270 per lb., London Metal Exch. Wed.

Copper $2.4410 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $652.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $13.667 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1190.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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