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Commodities

August 18, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures fell Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery dropped 10 cents to $4.995, while December corn fell 6 cents to $3.2175 and December oats fell 3 cents to $2.12. Soybeans for November delivery plunged 27 cents to $9.545. October live cattle fell 0.73 cent to 87.82 cents; October feeder cattle slipped 0.05 cent to $1.0022; October lean hogs inched up 0.05 cent to 44.7 cents; and August pork bellies rose 2 cents to 42 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.42; corn, $2.82; milo, $2.47; soybeans, $10.30. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.42; corn, $2.82; milo, $2.47; soybeans, $10.30. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.42; corn, $2.82; milo, $2.47; soybeans, $10.30. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.82; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.30. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.82; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.35. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.42; corn, $2.82; milo, $2.47; soybeans, $10.30. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.82; milo, $2.47; soybeans, $10.30.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday:

Zinc - $0.8744 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $934.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $13.971 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1222.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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