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Commodities

June 17, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery dropped 9.5 cents to $5.6575, while July corn fell 2 cents to $4.04 and July oats lost 5.5 cents to $2.13. Soybeans for July delivery advanced 4.25 cents to $12.0125. August live cattle fell 0.45 cent to 80.37 cents; August feeder cattle slid 0.65 cent to 96.55 cents; July lean hogs slipped 0.13 cent to 58.27 cents; and July pork bellies gained 0.25 cent to 59.15 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.78; corn, $3.79; milo, $3.34; soybeans, $11.79. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.78; corn, $3.79; milo, $3.34; soybeans, $11.79. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.78; corn, $3.79; milo, $3.34; soybeans, $11.79. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.79; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.79. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.84; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.84. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.78; corn, $3.79; milo, $3.34; soybeans, $11.79. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.79; milo, $3.34; soybeans, $11.79.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.7511 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $931.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $14.120 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1220.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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