July '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

July '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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