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Commodities

March 9, 2007

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Chicago Board of Trade

As of Thursday's close, wheat for May delivery fell 2 1/2 cents to $4.75 1/2 a bushel; May corn fell 3 cents to $4.21 1/2 a bushel; May oats rose 3/4 cent to $2.62 a bushel; May soybeans rose 1 3/4 cent to $7.59 a bushel.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, April live cattle rose 2.47 cents to $1.0102 a pound; April feeder cattle rose 1.82 cent to $1.0672 a pound; April lean hogs rose 2.08 cents to 67.75 cents a pound; May pork bellies rose 1.70 cent to $1.0640 a pound.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $4.82; corn, $3.97; milo, $3.87; soybeans, $6.99. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $4.82; corn, $3.97; milo, $3.87; soybeans, $6.99. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $4.82; corn, $3.97; milo, $3.87; soybeans, $6.99. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.02; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.04. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.02; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.04. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $4.82; corn, $3.97; milo, $3.87; soybeans, $6.99. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, $4.92; corn, $4.02; milo, $3.87; soybeans, $7.04.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Aluminum -$1.248 per lb., London Metal Exch. Thu.

Copper $2.8255 N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Gold - $653.40 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $13.017 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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

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