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September 25, 2008

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Chicago markets

Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery rose 12.75 cents to $7.505; December corn added 1.75 cents to $5.6025; December oats gained 2 cents to $3.43; November soybeans slipped 18 cents to $11.87. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, October live cattle fell 0.03 cent to $1.0217; October cattle added 1 cent to $1.0760; October lean hogs rose 0.5 cent to 68.95 cents; February pork bellies rose 3 cents to 98 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday's close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator - Wheat, $6.89; corn, $5.18; milo, $4.78; soybeans, $11.17. Edgerton Elevator - Wheat, $6.89; corn, $5.18; milo, $4.78; soybeans, $11.17. Overbrook Elevator - Wheat, $6.89; corn, $5.18; milo, $4.78; soybeans, $11.17. Midland Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.18; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.17. Lawrence North Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.18; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.17 Lawrence South Elevator - Wheat, $6.89; corn, $5.18; milo, $4.78; soybeans, $11.17. Pauline Elevator - Wheat, NA; corn, $5.18; milo, $4.78; soybeans, $11.17.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.

Aluminum -$1.1325 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Copper $3.1215 N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

Zinc - $0.8295 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $889.00 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed.

Silver - $13.384 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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