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February 27, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures mostly traded higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose 90 cents to $12.145; March corn fell 2.75 cents to $5.305; March oats gained 13.25 cents to $4.1725; May soybeans advanced 15 cents to $14.8425.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, February live cattle added 0.65 cent to 93.25 cents; March feeder cattle gained 0.57 cent to $1.0477; April lean hogs rose 0.25 cent to 60.75 cents; March pork bellies slipped 1.10 cents to 92.25 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $12.02; corn, $5.06; milo, $5.06; soybeans, $13.57. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $12.02; corn, $5.06; milo, $5.06; soybeans, $13.57. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $12.02; corn, $5.06; milo, $5.06; soybeans, $13.57. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.06; milo, NA; soybeans, $13.57. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.06; milo, NA; soybeans, $13.57. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $12.02; corn, $5.06; milo, $5.06; soybeans, $13.57. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.06; milo, $5.06; soybeans, $13.57.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Copper -$3.8453 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Lead - $3242.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.1629 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $946.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $18.712 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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