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August 6, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery rose 21.25 cents to $7.80; December corn shed 10.5 cents to $5.45; November soybeans dropped 26 cents to $12.69. Beef and pork futures were also mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle added 0.05 cent to $1.0022; August cattle fell 0.07 cent to $1.1535; August lean hogs rose 0.52 cent to 82.77 cents; August pork bellies slipped 3 cents to 65.40 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $7.37; corn, $4.95; milo, $4.55; soybeans, $12.64. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $7.37; corn, $4.95; milo, $4.55; soybeans, $12.64. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $7.37; corn, $4.95; milo, $4.55; soybeans, $12.64. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.95; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.64. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.95; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.64. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $7.37; corn, $4.95; milo, $4.55; soybeans, $12.64. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.95; milo, $4.55; soybeans, $12.64.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Aluminum -$1.3200 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Gold - $878.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $16.537 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$1584.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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