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June 11, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures traded mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 20.5 cents to $8.09 a bushel; July corn gained 16 cents to $6.7325 a bushel; July oats fell 1 cent to $3.93 a bushel; July soybeans lost 5.5 cents to $14.465 a bushel. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, June live cattle rose 0.33 cent to 93.5 cents a pound; May cattle added 0.3 cent to $1.1097 a pound; June lean hogs fell 0.25 cent to 73.72 cents a pound; May pork bellies gained 1.25 cents to 73.45 cents a pound.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $7.97; corn, $6.28; milo, $6.18; soybeans, $13.76. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $7.97; corn, $6.28; milo, $6.18; soybeans, $13.76. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $7.97; corn, $6.28; milo, $6.18; soybeans, $13.76. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.28; milo, NA; soybeans, $13.76. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.28; milo, NA; soybeans, $13.76. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $7.97; corn, $6.28; milo, $6.18; soybeans, $13.76. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.28; milo, $6.18; soybeans, $13.76.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Copper -$3.6815 Cathode full plate, U.S. destinations.

Zinc - $0.9166 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $894.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $16.607 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$2002.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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