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Commodities

May 20, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures traded mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 15.5 cents to $7.91; July corn fell 4.25 cents to $5.8675; July oats lost 3 cents to $3.91; July soybeans fell 45 cents to $13.33. Beef and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle fell 0.77 cent to 93.1 cents May cattle lost 0.6 cent to $1.0787; June lean hogs fell 0.23 cent to 76.12 cents; May pork bellies slipped 2.95 cents to 74.05 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $7.87; corn, $5.47; milo, $5.37; soybeans, $12.87. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $7.87; corn, $5.47; milo, $5.37; soybeans, $12.87. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $7.87; corn, $5.47; milo, $5.37; soybeans, $12.87. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.47; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.87. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.47; milo, $5.37; soybeans, $12.87. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $7.87; corn, $5.47; milo, $5.37; soybeans, $12.87. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.47; milo, $5.37; soybeans, $12.87.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Aluminum - $1.341 per lb., London Metal Exch. Mon.

Gold - $905.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon.

Silver - $16.974 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Platinum - $2158.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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