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January 8, 2010

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Chicago Board of Trade

Agriculture futures fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery dropped 9.5 cents to $5.5775, while March corn slid 4.25 cents to $4.175 and oats for March delivery fell 3 cents to $2.74. March soybeans sank 33 cents to $10.26. February live cattle slipped 0.03 cent to 85.92 cents; March feeder cattle inched up 0.07 cent to 96.82 cents; February lean hogs rose 0.53 cent to 67.1 cents; and February pork bellies lost 0.2 cent to 87.4 cents.

Local markets

As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Association. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $4.55; corn, $3.68; milo, $3.33; soybeans, $9.66. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $4.55; corn, $3.68; milo, $3.33; soybeans, $9.66. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $4.55; corn, $3.68; milo, $3.33; soybeans, $9.66. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.68; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.66. Lawrence North Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.68; milo, NA; soybeans, $9.66. Lawrence South Elevator — Wheat, $4.55; corn, $3.68; milo, $3.33; soybeans, $9.66. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $3.75; milo, $3.33; soybeans, $9.73.

Nonferrous metals

Spot nonferrous metal prices Thu.:

Zinc - $1.1872 per lb., delivered.

Gold - $1133.10 troy oz., NY Merc spot.

Silver - $18.333 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

Platinum -$1553.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot.

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