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October 22, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures dropped Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 14.5 cents to $5.490; December corn slid 7.5 cents to $4.110l; December oats fell 11 cents to $2.770; November soybeans dropped 21 cents to $9.080. October live cattle rose 1 cent to 91.82 cents; October feeder cattle gained 0.62 cent to 99.27 cents; December lean hogs rose 1.52 cents to 57.77 cents; February pork bellies settled up 1.90 cents to 90.95 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $3.66; milo, $3.31; soybeans, $8.48. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $3.66; milo, $3.31; soybeans, $8.48. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $3.66; milo, $3.31; soybeans, $8.48. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.66; milo, NA; soybeans, $8.48. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.66; milo, NA; soybeans, $8.48. Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $5.17; corn, $3.66; milo, $3.31; soybeans, $8.48. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $3.66; milo, $3.31; soybeans, $8.48.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.5672 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $766.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $10.050 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$883.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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