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Commodities

February 23, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Thursday's close, wheat for March delivery rose 13 1/2 cents to $4.89 1/2 a bushel; March corn rose 8 1/4 cents to $4.34 1/2 a bushel; March oats rose 6 cents to $2.57 a bushel; March soybeans rose 2 1/2 cents to $7.83 3/4 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, April live cattle fell .18 cent to 96.22 cents a pound; March feeder cattle fell .80 cent to 99.22 cents a pound; April lean hogs rose .05 cent to 67.02 cents a pound; March pork bellies rose .50 cent to $1.05 a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.92; corn, $4.13; milo, $4.08; soybeans, $7.24. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.92; corn, $4.13; milo, $4.08; soybeans, $7.24. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.92; corn, $4.13; milo, $4.08; soybeans, $7.24. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.18; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.29. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.18; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.29. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.92; corn, $4.13; milo, $4.08; soybeans, $7.24. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $5.02; corn, $4.18; milo, $4.08; soybeans, $7.29.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Aluminum -$1.266 per lb., London Metal Exch. Thu.

Copper $2.7620 N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Zinc - $1.6107 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $679.40 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $14.241 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum -$1212.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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