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Commodities

July 10, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures advanced Thursday. September wheat jumped 5 cents to $5.22, while September corn gained 4.25 cents to $3.30 and September oats rose 2 cents to $2.12. August soybeans surged 32.5 cents to $10.48. Meanwhile, beef and pork futures traded higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle inched up 0.12 cent to 83.47 cents; August feeder cattle rose 1.3 cents to $1.03; August lean hogs climbed 2.68 cents to 63.7 cents; and August pork bellies edged up 2 cents to 60 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.97; corn, $2.95; milo, $2.60; soybeans, $10.66. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.97; corn, $2.95; milo, $2.60; soybeans, $10.66. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.97; corn, $2.95; milo, $2.60; soybeans, $10.66. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.95; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.66. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.00; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.71. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.97; corn, $2.95; milo, $2.60; soybeans, $10.66. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.95; milo, $2.60; soybeans, $10.66.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.:

Zinc - $0.7155 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $915.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $12.924 troy oz., N.-. Merc spot.

Platinum - $1104.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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