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October 2, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 10.25 cents to $6.6975; December corn lost 3.5 cents to $4.84; December oats added 5.5 cents to $3.215; November soybeans added 8 cents to $10.53. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle fell 0.33 cent to 98.57 cents; October feeder cattle lost 0.45 cent to $1.0355; October lean hogs fell 0.85 cent to 67.72 cents; February pork bellies slipped 1.6 cents to 92.15 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $6.34; corn, $4.39; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $9.83. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $6.34; corn, $4.39; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $9.83. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $6.34; corn, $4.39; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $9.83. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.39; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.83. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.39; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.83 Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $6.34; corn, $4.39; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $9.83. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $4.39; milo, $3.99; soybeans, $9.83.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Copper -$2.7970 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Zinc - $0.7774 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $880.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $12.720 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1010.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract).

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