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Commodities

July 15, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures traded lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery fell 12.75 cents to $8.18; December corn lost 27 cents to $6.8225; December oats dropped 10 cents to $4.575; November soybeans declined 37 cents to $15.59. Beef and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle fell 2.08 cents to 99.12 cents; August cattle lost 1.55 cents to $1.1017; July lean hogs declined 0.17 cents to 74.8 cents; July pork bellies gave up 0.6 cent to 66 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $7.81; corn, $6.24; milo, $5.99; soybeans, $14.54. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $7.81; corn, $6.24; milo, $5.99; soybeans, $14.54. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $7.81; corn, $6.24; milo, $5.99; soybeans, $14.54. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.24; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.54. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.24; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.54. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $7.81; corn, $6.24; milo, $5.99; soybeans, $14.54. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.24; milo, $5.99; soybeans, $14.54.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Zinc - $0.9475 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $972.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $19.175 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum -$2039.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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