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Commodities

June 24, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery inched up 0.75 cent to $5.4675, while July corn jumped 3.75 cents to $3.89 and July oats gained 4.5 cents to $2.08. Soybeans for July delivery surged 27.5 cents to $11.79. August live cattle climbed 0.47 cent to 83.32 cents; August feeder cattle rose 0.78 cent to 99.7 cents; July lean hogs slipped 0.33 cent to 60.12 cents; and July pork bellies advanced 1.3 cents to 63.2 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.64; corn, $3.64; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $11.55. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.64; corn, $3.64; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $11.55. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.64; corn, $3.64; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $11.55. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.64; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.55. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.69; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.60. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.64; corn, $3.64; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $11.55. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.64; milo, $3.19; soybeans, $11.55.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.7007 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $923.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $13.834 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1165.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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