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Commodities

July 26, 2007

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Chicago markets

Wheat and soybean futures fell Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery fell 8 cents to close at $6.34 a bushel; December corn rose 0.5 cent to $3.2725 a bushel; December oats rose 1 cent to settle at $2.5875 a bushel; November soybeans shed 6.25 cents to $8.3925 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, August live cattle dropped 0.57 cent to 92.05 cents a pound; August feeder cattle decreased 0.65 cent to $1.1585 a pound; August lean hogs fell 0.5 cent to 74.1 cents a pound; August pork bellies finished flat at 90.15 cents per pound.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of the Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $5.92; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.72; soybeans, $7.40. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $5.92; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.72; soybeans, $7.40. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $5.92; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.72; soybeans, $7.40. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.97; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.45. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.97; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.45. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $5.92; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.72; soybeans, $7.40. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $2.97; milo, $2.72; soybeans, $7.45.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.:

Copper $3.6485 N.Y. Merc spot.

Gold - $673.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $13.068 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum $1333.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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