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August 14, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures traded higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery rose 60 cents to $8.7525; December corn added 30 cents to $5.585; December oats rose 14.5 cents to $3.91; November soybeans gained 70 cents to $12.84. Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle rose 0.4 cent to $1.0317; August cattle fell 1.1 cents to $1.1405; August lean hogs fell 0.28 cent to 88.22 cents; August pork bellies rose 4.5 cents to 77.25 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.16; corn, $5.09; milo, $4.74; soybeans, $12.79. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.16; corn, $5.09; milo, $4.74; soybeans, $12.79. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.16; corn, $5.09; milo, $4.74; soybeans, $12.79. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.09; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.79. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.09; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.79. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.16; corn, $5.09; milo, $4.74; soybeans, $12.79. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.09; milo, $4.74; soybeans, $12.79.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.2775 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Copper $3.3670 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $825.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $14.824 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1548.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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