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Commodities

October 21, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery slipped 0.25 cent to $5.175l, while December corn lost 1.75 cents to $3.845 and oats for December delivery were unchanged at $2.59. November soybeans dropped 13.75 cents to $9.825. December live cattle edged down 0.3 cent to 86.15 cents; November feeder cattle shed 0.32 cent to 95.2 cents; December lean hogs fell 1.18 cents to 52.87 cents; and February pork bellies slid 1.5 cents to 80.45 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.46; corn, $3.45; milo, $3.10; soybeans, $9.43. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.46; corn, $3.45; milo, $3.10; soybeans, $9.43. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.46; corn, $3.45; milo, $3.10; soybeans, $9.43. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.45; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.43. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.45; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.43. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.46; corn, $3.45; milo, $3.10; soybeans, $9.43. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.45; milo, $3.10; soybeans, $9.43.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.9225 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1057.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $17.543 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1350.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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