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Commodities

February 25, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures mostly rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery climbed 4.75 cents to $5.1525, while March corn added 2.5 cents to $3.5425. May oats gained were unchanged at $1.685, while March soybeans traded up 8.25 cents to $8.81. April live cattle added 1.43 cents to 85.35 cents, while April feeder cattle gained 2.35 cents to 92.02 cents. April lean hogs slipped 0.52 cent to 57.70 cents, but May pork bellies rose 1.35 cents to 77 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.83; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.75. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.83; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.75. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.83; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.75. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.34; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.75. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.39; milo, NA; soybeans, $7.75. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.88; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.75. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.79; soybeans, $7.75.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.5221 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $969.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $13.993 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$1052.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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