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October 13, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures advanced Monday. Wheat for December delivery soared 26.25 cents to $4.9425, while December corn jumped 19 cents to $3.8125 and oats for December delivery climbed 14.75 cents to $2.5475. November soybeans surged 35 cents to $9.99. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, December live cattle inched up 0.35 cent to 85.3 cents; November feeder cattle lost 0.3 cent to 94.17 cents; December lean hogs rose 1.05 cents to 53.82 cents; and February pork bellies edged up 0.65 cent to 84.9 cents.

Local markets

As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.31; corn, $3.41; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $9.59. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.31; corn, $3.41; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $9.59. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.31; corn, $3.41; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $9.59. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.41; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.59. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.41; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.59. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.31; corn, $3.41; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $9.59. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.41; milo, $3.06; soybeans, $9.59.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon.:

Aluminum - $.8461 per lb., London Metal Exch.

Copper $2.8480 N.Y. Merc.

Gold - $1056.70 troy oz., NY Merc.

Silver - $17.805 troy oz., N.Y. Merc.

Platinum -$1339.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc.

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