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Commodities

October 22, 2009

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures advanced Wednesday. Wheat for December delivery rose 25 cents to $5.425, while December corn rose 13.75 cents to $3.9825 and oats for December delivery rose 4 cents to $2.63. November soybeans rose 26 cents to $10.085. Meanwhile, beef and pork futures traded higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle edged up 0.92 cent to 87.07 cents; November feeder cattle rose 1.02 cents to 96.22 cents; December lean hogs gained 0.8 cent to 53.67 cents; and February pork bellies rose 1.05 cents to 81.5 cents.

Local markets

As of Wednesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.58; milo, $3.23; soybeans, $9.69. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.58; milo, $3.23; soybeans, $9.69. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.58; milo, $3.23; soybeans, $9.69. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.58; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.69. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.58; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.69. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.66; corn, $3.58; milo, $3.23; soybeans, $9.69. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.65; milo, $3.23; soybeans, $9.69.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed.:

Zinc - $0.9520 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1063.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Silver - $17.810 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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