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Commodities

June 18, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 21.75 cents to $8.9825; July corn added 9.75 cents to $7.4225; July oats gained 3 cents to $4.24; July soybeans rose 24 cents to $15.58. Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle fell 0.4 cent to 96.32 cents; August cattle rose 0.67 cent to $1.1032; July lean hogs added 1.75 cents to 74.62 cents; July pork bellies shed 0.4 cent to 72.72 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.84; corn, $6.97; milo, $6.82; soybeans, $14.93. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.84; corn, $6.97; milo, $6.82; soybeans, $14.93. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.84; corn, $6.97; milo, $6.82; soybeans, $14.93. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.97; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.93. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.97; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.93. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.84; corn, $6.97; milo, $6.82; soybeans, $14.93. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.97; milo, $6.82; soybeans, $14.93.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.

Aluminum -$1.3775 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Gold - $884.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $17.059 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$2064.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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