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Commodities

October 6, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery gained 1.5 cents to $4.4275, while December corn jumped 8 cents to $3.415 and December oats rose 1.5 cents to $2.22. Soybeans for November delivery were unchanged at $8.85. October live cattle lost 0.28 cent to 82.67 cents; October feeder cattle fell 0.2 cent to 93.35 cents; October lean hogs slipped 0.2 cent to 49.05 cents; and February pork bellies edged down 1.95 cents to 77.7 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $3.82; corn, $3.02; milo, $2.67; soybeans, $8.40. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $3.82; corn, $3.02; milo, $2.67; soybeans, $8.40. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $3.82; corn, $3.02; milo, $2.67; soybeans, $8.40. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.02; milo, NA; soybeans, $8.40. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.02; milo, NA; soybeans, $8.40. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $3.82; corn, $3.02; milo, $2.67; soybeans, $8.40. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.02; milo, $2.67; soybeans, $8.40.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.:

Zinc - $0.8395 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1016.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $16.513 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1294.60 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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