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June 17, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 5.5 cents to $8.765; July corn added 0.75 cent to $7.325; July oats fell 4 cents to $4.21; July soybeans lost 26 cents to $15.34. Beef futures traded higher and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, June live cattle rose 1.18 cents to 96.75 cents; August cattle added 0.5 cent to $1.0965; July lean hogs fell 0.73 cent to 72.87 cents; July pork bellies lost 0.78 cent to 73.12 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.66; corn, $6.88; milo, $6.73; soybeans, $14.63. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.66; corn, $6.88; milo, $6.73; soybeans, $14.63. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.66; corn, $6.88; milo, $6.73; soybeans, $14.63. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.88; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.63. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.88; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.63. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.66; corn, $6.88; milo, $6.73; soybeans, $14.63. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.88; milo, $6.73; soybeans, $14.63.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Aluminum -$1.3450 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Copper $3.6795 N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Zinc - $0.8715 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $883.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $17.214 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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