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Commodities

May 19, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were higher Monday. Wheat for July delivery jumped 13 cents to $5.905, while July corn gained 4.25 cents to $4.215 and July soybeans surged 16 cents to $11.465. Oats for July delivery advanced 7.75 cents to $2.3575. Meanwhile, beef and pork futures traded lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. June live cattle lost 0.58 cent to 82.52 cents; August feeder cattle fell 0.48 cent to $1.0182; June lean hogs slipped 0.13 cent to 66.77 cents; and July pork bellies edged down 0.15 cent to 73.4 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $5.94; corn, $3.95; milo, $3.50; soybeans, $11.22. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $5.94; corn, $3.95; milo, $3.50; soybeans, $11.22. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $5.94; corn, $3.95; milo, $3.50; soybeans, $11.22. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.95; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.22. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $4.00; milo, NA; soybeans, $11.27. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $5.94; corn, $3.95; milo, $3.50; soybeans, $11.22. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.95; milo, $3.50; soybeans, $11.22.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.

Aluminum -$0.6925 per lb., N.Y. Merc spot.

Copper - $2.0755 N.Y. Merc spot.

Gold - $921.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Silver - $13.810 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum - $1137.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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