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September 4, 2008

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery rose 8 cents to $7.7475 a bushel; December corn fell 7 cents to $5.6225; December oats fell 8 cents to $3.52; November soybeans lost 47 cents to $12.515. Beef and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle fell 0.6 cent to $1.0315 a pound; October cattle fell 1.45 cents to $1.1027; October lean hogs lost 0.9 cent to 68.65 cents; February pork bellies lost 2.45 cents to 90.3 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $7.39; corn, $5.17; milo, $4.77; soybeans, $12.42. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $7.39; corn, $5.17; milo, $4.77; soybeans, $12.42. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $7.39; corn, $5.17; milo, $4.77; soybeans, $12.42. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.17; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.42. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.17; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.42 Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $7.39; corn, $5.17; milo, $4.77; soybeans, $12.42. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.17; milo, $4.77; soybeans, $12.42.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.:

Zinc - $0.8146 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $802.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $12.860 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Platinum -$1382.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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