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Commodities

May 23, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures traded lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 33 cents to $7.45 a bushel; July corn lost 11.5 cents to $5.9575; July oats fell 8 cents to $3.885; July soybeans lost 24.25 cents to $13.2475. Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle rose 0.53 cent to 95.15 cents a pound; May feeder cattle fell 0.18 cent to $1.0787; June lean hogs rose 0.42 cent to 76.92 cents; May pork bellies dropped 3 cents to 72.9 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $7.50; corn, $5.56; milo, $5.46; soybeans, $12.69. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $7.50; corn, $5.56; milo, $5.46; soybeans, $12.69. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $7.50; corn, $5.56; milo, $5.46; soybeans, $12.69. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.56; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.69. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.56; milo, $5.46; soybeans, $12.69. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $7.50; corn, $5.56; milo, $5.46; soybeans, $12.69. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.56; milo, $5.46; soybeans, $12.69.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.

Aluminum - $1.350 per lb., London Metal Exch. Thu.

Gold - $917.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Thu.

Silver - $17.975 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

Platinum - $2183.80 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Thu.

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