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June 20, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 23 cents to $8.81; July corn lost 18.5 cents to $7.2775; July oats dropped 14 cents to $4.13; July soybeans shed 10.5 cents to $15.455. Beef futures traded mixed and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle fell 0.95 cent to 95.17 cents; August cattle rose 0.6 cent to $1.111; July lean hogs fell 0.58 cent to 74.27 cents; July pork bellies lost 0.43 cent to 72.17 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.75; corn, $6.83; milo, $6.68; soybeans, $14.72. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.75; corn, $6.83; milo, $6.68; soybeans, $14.72. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.75; corn, $6.83; milo, $6.68; soybeans, $14.72. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.83; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.72. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.83; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.72. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.75; corn, $6.83; milo, $6.68; soybeans, $14.72. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.83; milo, $6.68; soybeans, $14.72.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Copper $3.7775 N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Gold - $901.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $17.457 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum -$2055.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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