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May 12, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures traded mostly higher Monday. Wheat for July delivery slipped 0.25 cent to $5.9075, while July corn edged up 0.25 cent to $4.2125. Soybeans for July delivery added 4.5 cents to $11.16. Meanwhile, beef futures advanced on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while pork futures slipped. June live cattle rose 0.30 cent to 83.27 cents, while August feeder cattle gained 0.90 cent to $1.016. June lean hogs shed 0.43 cent to 67.77 cents, and July pork bellies slid 0.95 cent to 79.05 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.79; corn, $3.94; milo, $3.44; soybeans, $10.91. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.79; corn, $3.94; milo, $3.44; soybeans, $10.91. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.79; corn, $3.94; milo, $3.44; soybeans, $10.91. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.94; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.91. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.99; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.96. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.79; corn, $3.94; milo, $3.44; soybeans, $10.91. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.94; milo, $3.44; soybeans, $10.91.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.:

Aluminum $0.7025 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot.

Copper $2.0935 N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

Gold $913.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Silver $13.890 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum $1153.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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