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Commodities

October 15, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday. Wheat for December delivery climbed 1.75 cents to $5.13, while December corn added 1.25 cents to $3.83 and soybeans for November delivery rose 1 cent to $9.94. December oats fell 5 cents to $2.535. Meanwhile, beef and pork futures traded higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle edged up 0.9 cent to 85.57 cents; November feeder cattle climbed 1.03 cents to 94.15 cents; December lean hogs gained 0.58 cent to 54.25 cents; and February pork bellies rose 0.55 cent to 83.3 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.44; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.54. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.44; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.54. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.44; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.54. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.43; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.54. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.43; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.54. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.44; corn, $3.43; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.54. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.50; milo, $3.08; soybeans, $9.54.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.: Zinc - $0.9357 per lb., delivered. Gold - $1063.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

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