June '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Monday, September 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for June 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 (July) $7.93 $7.97 $6.36 24.7%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 167 160 149 12.1%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 183 179 159 15.1%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 130 128 128 1.6%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (July) $267 $268 $302 -11.6%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,124 1,106 1,457 -22.9%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (July) 1,610 1,519 1,597.3 0.8%

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