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May '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Friday, August 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for May 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 (June) $7.97 NA $6.06 31.5%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (June) 161 141 142 13.4%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (June) 179 148 151 18.5%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (June) 129 124 126 2.4%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (June) $268 $279 $306 -12.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,106 1,254 1,514 -26.9%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (June) 1,519 1,499 1,511.5 0.5%

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