July '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for July 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 (August) $8.23 $7.93 $6.91 19.1%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 165 167 144 14.6%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 181 184 151 19.9%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 128 132 127 0.8%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (August) $282 $267 $289 -2.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,161 1,126 1,360 -14.6%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (August) 1,668 1,610 1,658.7 0.6%

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