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February 17, 2010

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures advanced Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery climbed 18.5 cents to $5.05, while March corn gained 5.75 cents to $3.6725 and oats for March delivery rose 3.25 cents to $2.36. March soybeans jumped 20.5 cents to $9.655. April live cattle added 1.4 cents to 92.17 cents; March feeder cattle rose 1.37 cents to $1.0112; April lean hogs inched up 0.07 cent to 68.27 cents; and March pork bellies slipped 0.4 cent to 83.6 cents.

Local markets

As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.28; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.94; soybeans, $9.36. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.28; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.94; soybeans, $9.36. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.28; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.94; soybeans, $9.36. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.34; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.36. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.34; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.36. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.28; corn, $3.34; milo, $2.94; soybeans, $9.36. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.41; milo, $2.94; soybeans, $9.43.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue.:

Zinc - $0.9892 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1119.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $16.150 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1537.70 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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