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Commodities

July 24, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mostly higher Thursday. September corn rose 10.5 cents to $3.19, while September wheat added 3 cents to $5.25. August soybeans rose 15.5 cents to $10.34. September oats stayed at $1.99.

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, August live cattle slipped 0.02 cent to 85 cents, while August feeder cattle lost 0.75 cent to $1.02. August lean hogs dropped 0.85 cent to 61.25 cents, and August pork bellies slid 0.55 cent to 64 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.02; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.57; soybeans, $10.27. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.02; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.57; soybeans, $10.27. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.02; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.57; soybeans, $10.27. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.92; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.27. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.97; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.32. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.02; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.57; soybeans, $10.27. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $2.92; milo, $2.57; soybeans, $10.27.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.:

Zinc - $0.7624 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $954.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $13.765 troy oz., N.-. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1182.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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