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Commodities

March 25, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures closed mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose 32.5 cents to $10.20; May corn added 17.25 cents to $5.2475; May oats dropped 3.25 cents to $3.3575; May soybeans jumped 50 cents to $12.57. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, April live cattle dropped 0.25 cent to 90.42 cents; April feeder cattle fell 0.75 cent to $1.0327; April lean hogs slipped 0.02 cent to 56.30 cents; April pork bellies gained 0.85 cent to 76.70 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $10.09; corn, $4.90; milo, $4.75; soybeans, $11.47. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $10.09; corn, $4.90; milo, $4.75; soybeans, $11.47. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $10.09; corn, $4.90; milo, $4.75; soybeans, $11.47. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.90; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.47. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.90; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.47. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $10.09; corn, $4.90; milo, $4.75; soybeans, $11.47. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.90; milo, $4.75; soybeans, $11.47.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Copper $3.6693 N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Zinc - $1.0695 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $918.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $17.067 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum $1864.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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