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Commodities

February 27, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Monday's close, wheat for March delivery fell 1 1/4 cent to $4.83 a bushel; March corn fell 4 3/4 cents to $4.25 1/2 a bushel; March oats rose 2 1/2 cents to $2.53 a bushel; March soybeans rose 1/2 cent to $7.78 3/4 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, April live cattle rose 1.13 cent to 97.30 cents a pound; March feeder cattle rose 1.73 cent to $1.0105 a pound; April lean hogs rose .12 cent to 66.87 cents a pound; March pork bellies fell .27 cent to $1.0430 a pound.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.88; corn, $4.04; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $7.19. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.88; corn, $4.04; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $7.19. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.88; corn, $4.04; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $7.19. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.09; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.24. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.09; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.24. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.88; corn, $4.04; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $7.19. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.98; corn, $4.09; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $7.24.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Aluminum -$1.324 per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon.

Copper $2.8525 N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Gold - $686.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $14.690 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum -$1237.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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