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October 5, 2007

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Chicago markets

Wheat and corn prices fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade, while soybean prices rose. Wheat for December delivery fell 21 cents to close at $9.06; December corn dipped 2.25 cents to $3.4225; December oats lost 5.25 cents to $2.7425; November soybeans rose 3.25 cents to $9.5425. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, December live cattle rose 0.45 cent to 97.85 cents; November feeder cattle rose 0.35 cent to $1.1505; December lean hogs slipped 0.53 cent to 60.07 cents; February pork bellies dropped 0.58 cent to 87.32 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.45; corn, $3.10; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $8.94. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.45; corn, $3.10; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $8.94. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.45; corn, $3.10; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $8.94. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.10; milo, NA; soybeans, $8.94. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.10; milo, NA; soybeans, $8.94. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.45; corn, $3.10; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $8.94. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.10; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $8.94.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Copper -$3.8120 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Zinc - $1.4682 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $737.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $13.389 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum $1377.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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