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May 13, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery gained 2 cents to $5.9275l, while July corn rose 6.25 cents to $4.275 and July oats advanced 3 cents to $2.355. Soybeans for July delivery edged up 1.5 cents to $11.175. June live cattle slipped 0.07 cent to 83.2 cents; August feeder cattle fell 0.15 cent to $1.015; June lean hogs dropped 1.15 cents to 68.92 cents; and July pork bellies lost 0.5 cent to 78.55 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.88; corn, $4.03; milo, $3.58; soybeans, $10.93. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.88; corn, $4.03; milo, $3.58; soybeans, $10.93. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.88; corn, $4.03; milo, $3.58; soybeans, $10.93. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.03; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.93. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.08; milo, NA; soybeans, $10.98. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.88; corn, $4.03; milo, $3.58; soybeans, $10.93. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.03; milo, $3.58; soybeans, $10.93.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.6827 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $923.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue.

Silver - $14.195 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

Platinum -$1117.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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