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Commodities

June 9, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery sank 25 cents to $5.98, while July corn dropped 9 cents to $4.35 and July oats slid 13 cents to $2.43. Soybeans for July delivery gained 7 cents to $12.325. Beef futures fell and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August live cattle lost 0.53 cent to 80.62 cents; August feeder cattle edged down 0.77 cent to 95.85 cents; June lean hogs rose 0.4 cent to 57.57 cents; and July pork bellies fell 0.8 cent to 61.9 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $6.08; corn, $4.10; milo, $3.65; soybeans, $11.97. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $6.08; corn, $4.10; milo, $3.65; soybeans, $11.97. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $6.08; corn, $4.10; milo, $3.65; soybeans, $11.97. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.10; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.97. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.15; milo, NA; soybeans, $12.02. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $6.08; corn, $4.10; milo, $3.65; soybeans, $11.97. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.10; milo, $3.65; soybeans, $11.97.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.:

Aluminum -$0.7375 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot.

Copper $2.2470 N.Y. Merc spot.

Gold - $951.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Silver - $14.943 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1244.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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