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Commodities

January 30, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agricultural futures settled mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 19 cents to $9.44; March corn dropped 1.25 cent to $5.01; March oats gained 1.25 cent to $3.2425; March soybeans rose 13 cents to $12.6675. Beef futures closed mixed and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. February live cattle rose 0.40 cent to 91.15 cents; January feeder cattle were unchanged at 99.55 cents; February lean hogs gained 0.75 cent to 58 cents; February pork bellies rose 2.60 cents to 90.85 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $9.35; corn, $4.71; milo, $4.71; soybeans, $11.52. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $9.35; corn, $4.71; milo, $4.71; soybeans, $11.52. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $9.35; corn, $4.71; milo, $4.71; soybeans, $11.52. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.71; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.52. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.71; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.52. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $9.35; corn, $4.71; milo, $4.71; soybeans, $11.52. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.71; milo, $4.71; soybeans, $11.52.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Copper -$3.2385 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Lead - $2698.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch.

Zinc - $1.0470 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $925.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $16.745 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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