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Commodities

December 3, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures fell Wednesday. Wheat for March delivery slid 8 cents to $5.76, while March corn fell 8 cents to $4.065 and oats for March delivery lost 4 cents to $2.635. January soybeans dropped 25.5 cents to $10.34. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, February live cattle shed 0.55 cent to 84.27 cents; January feeder cattle rose 0.48 cent to 93.95 cents; December lean hogs edged up 0.45 cent to 59.67 cents; and February pork bellies fell 2.3 cents to 82.3 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.71; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $9.74. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.71; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $9.74. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.71; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $9.74. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.47; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.74. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.47; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.74. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.71; corn, $3.47; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $9.74. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.54; milo, $3.17; soybeans, $9.81.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.:

Zinc - $1.0443 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1212.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Silver - $19.295 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1506.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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