May '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

May '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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