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April 24, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery fell 34 cents to $8.1775; May corn fell 6.5 cents to $5.8775; May oats dropped 4.5 cents to $3.745; May soybeans declined 2.75 cents to $13.72. Beef and pork futures traded higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. April live cattle rose 0.88 cent to 91.70 cents; May lean hogs gained 1.28 cents to 74.25 cents; May pork bellies added 0.40 cent to 75.10 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.13; corn, $5.50; milo, $5.40; soybeans, $13.21. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.13; corn, $5.50; milo, $5.40; soybeans, $13.21. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.13; corn, $5.50; milo, $5.40; soybeans, $13.21. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.50; milo, NA; soybeans, $13.21. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.50; milo, NA; soybeans, $13.21. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.13; corn, $5.50; milo, $5.40; soybeans, $13.21. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.50; milo, $5.40; soybeans, $13.21.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.:

Copper $3.9470 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $906.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $17.155 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$2010.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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