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November '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Sunday, February 01, 2009

All "latest" numbers are for November 2008 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (December) $5.28 $5.23 $12.39 -57.4%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 155 158 153 1.3%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 169 174 163 3.7%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 112 117 122 -8.2%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (December) $213 $224 $267 -20.2%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 828 1,130 1,133 -26.9%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (December) 1,721 1,543 1,774.7 -3.0%

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