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June 26, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery added 31.75 cents to settle at $9.0175; July corn rose 17.5 cents to $7.30; July oats gained 6.5 cents to $4.265; July soybeans rose 36.5 cents to $15.375. Beef futures traded mixed and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle rose 0.35 cent to 98.05 cents; August cattle fell 0.92 cent to $1.1255; July lean hogs dropped 1 cent to 73.9 cents; July pork bellies fell 1.6 cents to 70.75 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $8.93; corn, $6.85; milo, $6.70; soybeans, $14.85. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $8.93; corn, $6.85; milo, $6.70; soybeans, $14.85. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $8.93; corn, $6.85; milo, $6.70; soybeans, $14.85. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.85; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.85. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.85; milo, NA; soybeans, $14.85. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $8.93; corn, $6.85; milo, $6.70; soybeans, $14.85. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $6.85; milo, $6.70; soybeans, $14.85.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday:

Aluminum -$1.3865 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Gold - $880.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $16.499 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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